When Bob and I started Smile Books Project, the goal was to help as many children as possible by giving them a smile that has been taken away due to illness. Mostly, the children themselves have the illness. However, that
Don’t judge a book by it’s cover.
Bob and I could see Bella’s bright personality from the moment we met her. Arriving in her cheer uniform with a big smile, we listened to Bella tell us about her favorite things to do. She even showed us a
When staying positive is a way of life.
Bob and I first met Dominic when we went to his house to interview him for his book. His smile lit up the room as soon as we walked through the door. He had been declared “cancer-free” for the second time
A little girl with a big message.
At age eight, Madison Smallwood had just gotten home from a family vacation only to have her world turned upside down. Doctors diagnosed her with stage 4 osteosarcoma. She began months of treatment, endured many procedures and was admitted for several
Ricky’s Big Idea: A real person, a real story, and a real chance to change the world.
I started following Ricky Smith on social media to find out about RAKE (Random Acts of Kindness Everywhere) and why he was doing this. I watched every day as he went out of his way to make people happy. It
2016: A dynamic duo, a fishing family, a super son, a high-flying hero and a lot of courage!
A year after this journey began, we decided to go back to where it all began: The Ronald McDonald House in Cincinnati. We set up an activity during the summer camps being held at the House and offered to meet
Leaving a legacy for Levi.
Levi may be young, but he has his very own super angel watching over him! His mom, Lisa, brought joy, laughter, kindness and love to the lives of everyone who knew her. When Levi was born, it was the best
Emily’s Super Mommy Legacy
Emily opened her own business as a Therapist because she loved helping people. She got married, had a son and then welcomed twin daughters! Her beauty, intelligence, ambition and spirit could be seen in every aspect of her life. Emily
A girl and her shoes
Makayla has so much sweetness packed inside of her little body! She lives far away from Cincinnati, yet travels to seek the best medical care for her medical conditions. With her Dad in the Air Force and her siblings still
Timmy’s big idea
After sitting down to talk with Timmy and his mom, it was clear that his personality was just as amazing as his life. In order to receive necessary medical treatment involving his airway, Timmy and his family travel to Cincinnati.