Sharon Knight                                  Nikki Van Wingerden

                    Summer Dale
       Stephanie Zimmerman
Stephanie Zimmerman was 8 years old when she was diagnosed with Ewing's Sarcoma cancer, a solid tumor which was erupting from her second left rib, and invading the surrounding soft tissue.
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Trey Rood
Trey rood was a young, healthy high school athlete when he received the diagnosis of stage III Melanoma...
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Lacey was 20 years old when she was diagnosed with bone cancer. Watch her inspiring story here...
2018 Polo in the Pines Honoree
Lacey Johnson Wilkinson
In the 8th grade, Matthew Willis was 13 years old when he was diagnosed with sarcoma cancer. This incredible journey captured our hearts to share this inspiring with you. Read more about Matt's story here...

Matthew Willis
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Saville, 20, (left) and Lilia, 17, (right) Sullivan
Caroline, Age 4
Caroline's Story - Children's Healthcare of Atlanta

The day before her surgery, 3-year-old Caroline Brewer was cheerfully running down the halls of the Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. Her parents, Jamie and Matthew, delighted in seeing her so happy, but watching Caroline laugh and play was heart-wrenching.

Caroline had brain cancer and a softball-sized tumor nestled at the base of her brain. The official diagnosis was anaplastic ependymoma. Her neurosurgeon was hopeful, but said that if she survived surgery, she would likely be paralyzed on her left side, and the ophthalmologist predicted she would be blind.

During her eight-hour surgery, Jamie and Matthew prepared for the worst. But, when the surgery was over, and to their amazement, Caroline was sitting upright in bed and smiling. She was not blind or paralyzed. The neurosurgeon was able to remove the large tumor from her brain. And, she walked out of the hospital seven days later.

She underwent two months of radiation, lost her hair and required physical therapy briefly, but Caroline was a champ. During her six-month MRI in November 2017, another brain tumor was found. The Children’s neurosurgeon and his team were once again able to remove the tumor. After treatment, Caroline looks forward to a cancer-free future.  

Polo in the Pines 2017 Honorees 
Saville and Lilia Sullivan
Albany, Georgia