On May 9th, Amelia went to her regular 6-month checkup. Since she is pretty much all smiles and squeals and chubby cheeks, we asked about solid foods and sunscreen just to make the doctor feel useful. But, her pediatrician noticed an abnormal red reflex in her right eye, and sent us to an opthamologist in Pittsburgh the same day to check it out. The head of the department accompanied the evaluating physician back into the room after the exam. That's when we heard the words... tumor... calcification... The next day we were on our way to the Cleveland Clinic to meet with an eye cancer expert. The following morning, Amelia was evaluated under anasthesia and we were told that our daughter...

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