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When Leslie Wyers watched four-year-old Tylo try to brush her bald head after losing her hair to chemotherapy, she decided to change the narrative around her daughter's cancer.
The two were heading out for an appointment and out of habit, Tylo grabbed the hairbrush "and started brushing her head, which was so sad," Wyers recalled.
"I realized that I needed to change the focus from what she had lost and change the dynamics of her hospital experience."
Wyers got her daughter a Rapunzel costume, in hopes that dressing up would be a fun distraction.
The young girl's response blew her away.
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He is a little baby and he is so brave for everything, so I knew I could find the strength to keep it together for him. He taught me how to do that. My little boy taught me that no matter what battles you’re going through in life, you can get through them. You just have to believe that you can be brave.
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"When we walked onto that unit it was like she was a different person. She had so much boldness and so much bravery," Wyers said.
"It was just really impressive because the procedures that normally would cause her to cry didn't this time. And she was so proud of herself."
"It was incredible. She was so filled with joy and it really was contagious."
Tylo was diagnosed with leukemia in late July and although her prognosis is good, the little girl will have to go through more than two years of chemotherapy.
Staff at Edmonton's Stollery Children's Hospital, where Tylo receives her treatments, can also see the difference that wearing a costume makes, Wyers said.
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"They were right on board," she said. "The staff was just amazing and played along with it and it just worked out so perfect."
Paying it forward
Wanting to build on the positive experience, Wyers went on social media to ask for help building a collection. Soon, she found herself with more than 75 different costumes.
Inspired by the response, she created a service where other children with cancer could access costumes for their own treatments.
"If they could get any of the experience that Tylo got out of it, then that is now my focus. That is what I want for those other kids."
Wyers' husband Ryan designed a website featuring the available costumes and Joy Again was born.
They are continuing to collect more costumes to offer options for boys and girls of all ages. In particular, they are seeking superhero or other outfits with an empowering nature.
More than anything, Wyers wants to help other children with cancer discover their inner strength.
"I want people to understand, like Tylo discovered, that there is a strength and there is a boldness on the inside of them that can come out."
'I've got this': West Island teacher turns breast cancer fight into one-woman play .
Tracey McKee says two years after her cancer diagnosis, she's still learning to cope with the emotional toll. She'll perform her play at John Abbott College on Nov. 9, to benefit the West Island Cancer Wellness Centre. She wanted to find a way to give back to this organization that helped her so much, so she's staging a one-woman play about her experience, as a fundraiser.Tickets are $40 for the one-woman show, which runs for one night only, and all proceeds will be donated to the wellness centre.McKee has a background in theatre, but she's the first to admit she's never performed anything like this before.