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Maya Thompson

Taylor Swift Dedicates Emotionally Raw Performance To Woman Whose Son Died Of Cancer

The Huffington Post | Kimberly Yam | Posted 01.15.2017 | Good News

Taylor Swift recently gave one powerful performance that is bound to move anyone who witnesses it. The singer wrote the song "Ronan," for Ronan Thomp...

The Power of R: Maya Thompson, Rebel With A Cause

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 03.15.2014 | Impact
Rainesford Alexandra

Another "R" word that describes Thompson is "raw." Heart-achingly, gut-wrenchingly, poetically raw in every blog post, every Instagram snap, and every RTF activity. Gone are the days of young patients being portrayed as nothing more than cuddly bald statistics.

Rock for Ronan: Couple Inspired by Taylor Swift's Song Seek to Turn World Gold

Rainesford Alexandra | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rainesford Alexandra

The difference between this love story and all the rest? The girl is singer/songwriter phenomenon Taylor Swift, and the blue-eyed object of her affection is Ronan Thompson, who passed away in May of 2011 after battling Stage 4 Neuroblastoma cancer.

WATCH: Mom Reacts To Taylor Swift's New Hit Song About Her Son

The Huffington Post | Jessica Samakow | Posted 09.12.2012 | Parents

When Maya Thompson's 3-year-old son Ronan was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma in August 2010, she started a blog to document an unimaginably diff...