(OHSU/Joe Rojas-Burke) Ironworkers placed the final steel beam onto the Knight Cancer Research Building on Monday. And in the “topping out” tradition, members of Ironworkers Local 29 signed the beam and affixed a live fir tree and a U.S. flag before hoisting it into position seven stories above Portland’s South Waterfront District.
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McKenna, an incredibly optimistic 11-year-old, has had 16 surgeries and continues to cope with the after-effects of brain cancer. Sarah’s doctors have called her recovery from aggressive brain cancer a miracle. Carolyn, a multiple myeloma patient, and her husband Dennis had to leave their home in Bend for nearly two months for her to receive treatment. Their stories convey what it means to have a home for healing during times of crisis. They are told … Read More