(pictured left: Jazmin, May 2006)
Jazmin is a legend around the House, having something to do with the fact that she lived at the House for a number of years beginning at the age of three and everything to do with the fact that she is a cheerful, indomitable spirit who spreads smiles wherever she goes. In pictures of her through the years, most show her dancing, singing, playing and clowning around like the kid she was.
Jazmin was here from a very young age being treated for cancer and was sent home with a clean bill of health. But 18 months later, a check-up revealed that cancer was once more threatening her life.
Her family was devastated. Driving back to Seattle from Eastern Washington, her mother cried almost the whole way. Jazmin and her family spent another three years living at the House while Jazmin went through a second round of treatments.
Unfortunately, Jazmin and her family aren’t the only ones to experience this sucker punch of cancer. But today, seeing Jazmin, now 14 and cancer-free for years, what a gift it is to imagine everyone coming out the other side of their battles in the same fine form.
(pictured right: Jazmin, October 2013)
To watch a video of from when Jazmin, then 7 years old, lived at the House, click here.