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Byline: Grace Kenganzi
In June last year, five-year-old Kirabo Mirembe was declared cancer-free, after two years of battling the disease. "I was happy and thought I would go to school again and attend Sunday school that I love so much," she says.
Her family, overjoyed by the news, started making plans for a thanksgiving, only to be told that the cancer had returned - just four months after they had received the good news. Baby Kirabo, as she is known by people who have heard about her, was first diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia in March 2009.
It is a cancer, which occurs when the bone marrow has too many immature white blood cells, which suffocate normal ones. Children have an eight out of 10 chance of beating it.
Kirabo was admitted to the Mulago Hospital …