After more than two years of a desperate fight against Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia, 8-year-old Middle Village resident Colin Flood died on Sunday, according to father Kevin Flood’s Facebook page.
Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia
The little boy, beaming on the back of the fire engine in his father’s oversized uniform, stole the heart of an entire community. Over 1,900 people registered to become bone marrow donors at a drive on Saturday, February 18 at Our Lady of Hope Catholic School in Middle Village – an effort stemming from six-year-old [...]
While most families celebrated Christmas by exchanging gifts, Kevin and Jennifer Flood spent their holiday surrounded by doctors and discovering that their six-year-old son Colin has Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia (ALL). Colin, described as an athletic and outgoing kid, experienced fevers, night sweats, aches and pains — symptoms his parents assumed were signs of the seasonal [...]