Lukas is a 5-year-old kid who will be starting kindergarten in the fall. Lukas loves to swim, ride his bike, play outside, ride his scooter, watch his ipad, play with trains, play with hot wheels, sing and dance and he loves to listen to music, and playing with his big brother Jakob. He is the most remarkable little boy that you will ever come across. He will never let on that he doesn't feel good or that something is wrong. He will power through anything. He is tough, he is brave, he is strong. He has always been a fighter. He taught all of us the meaning of perseverance, overcoming challenges, and being a happy person. He is the most amazing person that I have ever met. Lukas is extraordinary. His smile is contagious. He has never met anyone he doesn't like and loves an audience to watch him do silly things. He gives the greatest monster hugs he can and then cuddles into you like a little puppy. He loves fiercely. Lukas has a huge heart. Loves spending time with his family (aunts/uncles/cousins/grandparents). He is wise beyond his years. He's an old soul. He's only 5 years old but has LOTS to say. He's also the happiest human I’ve ever met- he has a permanent smile on his face or he is making silly faces to make you smile. Looking at Lukas, you would never know that he is battling a beast like cancer. He will never let on that he doesn't feel good or that something hurts him. He is a champion -- a warrior! Lukas wants to be a train conductor when he grows up.
In December of 2019, Lukas entered the maintenance phase of his treatment. He had been taking oral chemotherapy every day for 912 days, and every 12 weeks he received spinal taps and IV chemo. We can finally say that Lukas is DONE with treatment as of June 3, 2022. He rang the bell right after his 5th birthday! His parents and older brother are proud of Lukas, he is a strong cancer warrior. Their family thanks every one of you for helping kids like Lukas.