Charmaine Payne was like any other 24 year-old-woman; she was the
healthy mother to an energetic three-year-old boy and worked hard as a
scheduler/secretary for a busy orthopaedic practice. One chilly day in
February, while picking up her son, Grayson, from daycare, her world was
turned upside down. Click here to read her story.
For most families, November 21, 2008, was a typical fall Friday. For Larry and Betsy Orr, however, it was anything but. Larry, now 49, had been feeling confused and disoriented, and before the day was over, the Buckhead couple ended up in Piedmont Hospital's Emergency Department where Larry was diagnosed with glioblastoma multiforme—a two-by-two inch brain tumor. Learn More.