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A Royal Update - The Young Princess Sports a New Do

Professional photographer Maris Ehlers documents St. Michael resident's daughter's battle with Stage 4 Hodgkins with updated pictures.

Once upon a time, there was a story called  .  It is a lovely, but yet unfinished story of a princess named Zoe, who passes on a very special crown to young princess Yvonne.  

It is a must read, if we do say so ourselves.  Perhaps we should say that the King has ordered it to be read by every one in the kingdom. 

Today we pick up the royal tale as Princess Yvonne begins her fourth round of chemotherapy (with at least another four to go after this), and as this first series took place, she "decided" she needed a new do.  One that would reflect her sassy, bold attitude, and one that sadly, all princesses fighting cancer ultimately get. 

As Sir Winston Churchill once said, "A good attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference," and Princess Yvonne has that in spades. 

Enjoy seeing her lovely royal self with her glorious new "do".  

Many people are sending prayers to the young princess today as she enters the hospital again, and we hope to add each of you to the royal list. 

The happy ending to this royal tale is yet to be told, and we look forward to sharing it with you soon.  

Editor's note: Young Yvonne's family lives here in St. Michael. We're rooting for you, your highness!


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Kymmer August 21, 2012 at 04:21 PM
What a BEAUTIFUL young lady! I love her attitude! Maris, your photography is prize-worthy and does justice to the subject (I've seen quite a bit of your work lately!). Thank you Patch for publishing this!
Becky Jones August 22, 2012 at 12:25 AM
I could look at these over and over again! You are such a pretty girl and an inspiration to others who are fighting the same battle as you...Judging by your beauty in these awesome photos, if you ask me, hair is way overated :) You are gorgeous!!! Hope you breeze through this round and remember that a whole, whole lot of people are praying for you in Arkansas and sending positive thoughts everyday...Love you ♥
Maris Ehlers August 27, 2012 at 01:10 PM
We'll be sure to post the happy ending when it gets here. :) Thank you for commenting.
Maris Ehlers August 27, 2012 at 01:10 PM
Thank you so much. You are very kind. :)
Maris Ehlers August 27, 2012 at 01:11 PM
Thanks for commenting, Becky. I think Yvonne knows so many people are rooting for her and cheering her on. I hope she reaches the finish line soon. Thank you for commenting.

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