Coping with scary medical news is a challenge at any age. There’s the inevitable uncertainty and the possibility that our imaginations will run wild with worry. And, there’s something especially poignant when that challenge lands in the lap of a child who’s on the cusp of adolescence. Fortunately, many children are remarkably hardy and wise in the face of this sort of adversity. That’s certainly the case with 13-year-old Sebastian Dobron.
Sebastian Dobron will be entering the 8th grade at the Gordon School in East Providence. He lives with his family in Barrington.