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The First Ryan’s Lion –

Written by Lynnae, mother of Ryan. Ryan Allred is the founder of the Ryan’s Lion Organization On a dreary Valentine’s Day in 1992, I stood in the Newborn Intensive Care Unit watching my four-pound...

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Our Little Aiden

It was Easter morning, April 16, 2006.  I had been on bed rest for 5 weeks due to premature labor.   The labor was becoming more intense, and I decided I would need to go...

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Toward a common goal

I recently participated in the Live wElle 5k and fun run put on by the family of one of our lion sponsors (see Elle’s Story Lion # 110). Hundreds of people attended the event to...