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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Bret Michaels Teams With A.J. Hawk To Help Sofia & Vincent

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Bret Michaels Teams With A.J. Hawk To Help Sofia & Vincent

Update 6/8/17: We are happy to report Sofia’s cancer is in remission and she is doing great! Update: We received these photos as a follow up to the story we did below just before the holidays where Bret Michaels’ Life Rocks Foundation and good friend A.J. Hawk’s Locks For Kids teamed up to help two awesome kids.  Just today one of the children, Sofia (aka Moo) received her wig. So happy for Moo and a huge thank you to Hawk’s Locks,…

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Sisters Thank Bret For Inspiration To Fight Through Illness

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Sisters Thank Bret For Inspiration To Fight Through Illness

My sister and I met Bret Michaels August 21, 2011 at Grand Falls Casino in Larchwood, Iowa. It was the best night of our lives. I have been a fan since I was a teenager and can’t even count how many times I have seen him in concert. My younger sister has been a fan since she was a child. She was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes at 9 years old. I was too nervous to even get a word out when…

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: A Grandaughter Gives Grandfather The Gift Of Life

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: A Grandaughter Gives Grandfather The Gift Of Life

My father was diagnosed with Stage 4 renal failure. His kidneys were shutting down, only functioning at 30%. Without dialysis he wouldnt live past 6 months. I began the process of donating a kidneyDuring a visit to U of M for the final panel of tests and the doctors found a lump in my neck which I had never noticed. After having a biopsy done, I was diagnosed with thyroid cancer. Two week later I was having my thyroid and…

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Bret Meets Local Tulsa, Oklahoma Diabetes Children

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Bret Meets Local Tulsa, Oklahoma Diabetes Children

On a night in Tulsa, Oklahoma where Bret Michaels rocked an awesome, record breaking crowd he also met with local children living with diabetes. Michaels, who himself is a lifelong, type 1 diabetic since the age of 6, took time to talk to the children about the importance of good diet, exercise and managing their diabetes. Bret founded his own Life Rocks Foundation that sends children with diabetes to summer camp each year. – Team Bret Do you have a…

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: A Daughter’s Hero Is Her Veteran Father

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: A Daughter’s Hero Is Her Veteran Father

With Veterans Day approaching, I’m asking to share the attached photo of my 91 year old Dad. Dad is a World War II Veteran, he was a Japanese prisoner of war, one of only 7 whom survived the camp. He’s now the last living. He’s not only a Veteran, but my Hero.  GO NAVY! – Michelle Lavelle   Do you have a story of giving back, supporting charities, overcoming obstacles, a story of strength, inspiration through music to battle through…

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: A Mother Channels Loss To Help Others

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: A Mother Channels Loss To Help Others

I wanted to share the story of losing my son to underage drinking when he was 16. After finding him in a field passed away I knew then that I would share this story and help in anyway I could to share the dangers of underage drinking. I now work with a local group parents empowered and share Braxton’s story in hopes that someone will be saved from our families tragic event.  I will forever share this and help anyone…

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Inspired By Bret, Daughter Walks To Celebrate Mother’s Memory 

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Inspired By Bret, Daughter Walks To Celebrate Mother’s Memory 

On September 3, 2013 my life changed in a way I was not prepared for. My Mother, Mona who was completely healthy died unexpectedly from a massive ruptured brain aneurysm at the age of 59. She was the most beautiful person on the inside and out and lived her life with such a passion for life! Her motto was “Life is a Celebration!”  Since my Mother’s passing, I wanted to do something positive and make a difference in the world…

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Martha’s Angels Thank Bret For Breast Cancer/Pinktober Support

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Martha’s Angels Thank Bret For Breast Cancer/Pinktober Support

Bret,  You did for us what no one has done in 4 l/2 years of pounding the pavement. What an awesome time we had at Velvet Sessions Pinktober. Thanks to you and the Loews Hotel, we received a check for $10,509.03 and they are not done yet in the fight against breast cancer! You don’t know how many people we will be able to help beacause of this.  Love always to you and the B*M*B, Hill and Mom   Do…

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TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Treyden’s Cabin Grand Opening At The Marshfield Clinic Wisconsin

TeamBretMichaels.com Story: Treyden’s Cabin Grand Opening At The Marshfield Clinic Wisconsin

We’d like to share an update to a story that has been a work in progress. Our friends Cassie and Travis have let us know that Treyden’s Cabin had it’s grand opening this past week! The cabin which is open at the Marshfield Clinic is the hard work of a lot of people including Treyden’s parents Cassie and Travis in memory of their son, as well as a personal donation from Bret through his Life Rocks Foundation. To learn more…

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TeamBretMichaels.com Photo: Scott Thanks Bret For Cancer Support 

TeamBretMichaels.com Photo: Scott Thanks Bret For Cancer Support 

Thanks again Bret for your support in the fight on cancer – Scott Do you have a story of giving back, supporting charities, overcoming obstacles, a story of strength, inspiration through music to battle through setbacks or illness? We’d like to hear and share your story and photos. Simply visit TeamBretMichaels.com, read other great stories and submit your own! Also if you have the means and would like to, please consider donating to the Bret Michaels Life Rocks Foundation by clicking HERE….

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