Wearing chunky pearls and pink and white stripes, 17-month old London Wilson is back at the Aflac Cancer Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta at Scottish Rite, for a checkup that could be a very big deal. Her mother Heather Wilson is visibly anxious. Earlier this morning, London was sedated for an MRI and a CT scan, “I’ve just been praying and praying and praying,” Heather Wilson says.
The family is on-edge because they will finally learn whether four months of intense chemotherapy have done their job, and the cancer in London’s pelvis. “I just have this strong feeling that she’s going to be okay,” Heather says. But, really, nothing has been even close to “okay,” for this 32-year old Covington, Georgia, mother of 3 since last June, when, in an instant, her life changed course. “All a sudden I started having seizures one day,” Wilson remembers. READ MORE