Then came Lexi's college freshman brother.
Now the entire family lives in Portland as Lexi recovers from a January bone marrow transplant. Everyone except Lexi's dad, who practically lives here, visiting for 5-to-10 days at a time, all his job as plant manager of a water-bottling company back in Hawaii will allow.
Relocating to deal with a family member's cancer is a choice many families have to make. To read the story of a Hawaiian family that relocated to Portland , click here.