1:59

Even since Chrissy Sturm was diagnosed with AML, the most aggressive form of leukemia, it's been a team battle as her loving family and four young kids rally around mom. Unfortunately, the extensive nature of cancer treatments often means Chrissy has to spend days away from Maddison, Megan, Cydney, Maddox, and hubby Dustin. Try not to tear up as the entire family comes together for hugs after ten long days apart in this heartwarming video.

Join the #STURMSTRONG movement on GoFundMe today and help this brave mom beat leukemia!

You can also support families battling leukemia by buying a 2018 "Motos for a Cause" calendar that is part of RTM's Christian Vera's ongoing fundraising campaign to raise money for leukemia.

You May Also Like

Dad Battling Cancer Visits His Little Girls

Dad Battling Cancer Visits His Little Girls

There are smiles all around as Michal Ann Boyd records the emotional moment dad Byron reunites with his three little girls after a whopping 58 days apart. Thanks to a dramatic three-year battle with Chronic Lymphocytic Leukemia (CLL), Byron's left vulnerable with a compromised immune system. Although Byron has beat cancer for the meantime, doctors urged the loving dad to brave an important but risky bone marrow transplant which would take him away from his loved ones for the foreseeable future. Even though every day's a roller-coaster ride for courageous Byron, it's clear this inspiring family has their priorities straight! Join the Boyd Family's medical journey and pitch in today. View Now
Woman Pleads For Cancer-Fighting Mom's Life

Woman Pleads For Cancer-Fighting Mom's Life

It's impossible to miss the ravages of cancer when you see heartbreaking Facebook posts like Kate Colgan's. Ever since her mother Janet was diagnosed with Stage 4 terminal stomach cancer last year, Kate has frantically searched for a medical miracle that would bring mom back from the brink. For Janet, that "miracle" could very well be immunotherapy, Unfortunately, this specialized, still-experimental treatment isn't covered under the UK's universal healthcare program so they're racing against the clock (and shrinking bank accounts) in Germany. Kate's frustrated Facebook plea, however, hasn't gone unnoticed. Join the hundreds who've already pitched in on JustGiving and give this deserving mom a second chance at beating cancer! View Now
Man Shares Emotional Duet With Mom Battling Alzheimer's

Man Shares Emotional Duet With Mom Battling Alzheimer's

Some of Kelly Ridings and his mother's most precious moments now are shared together in song. Although the 88-year-old elder is battling Alzheimer's and lives in an assisted living home, the disease can't steal this mom's musical soul and her favorite gospel songs! Not surprisingly, their heartwarming duets have gone wildly viral ever since Kelly shared them on social media. That's love, folks. View Now
Musicians Band Together To Help Trombonist With Cancer

Musicians Band Together To Help Trombonist With Cancer

Music truly brings people together, and this time it's for a very good cause. Renowned trombonist and conductor Stephen Sykes is suffering from Hodgkin lymphoma, a very aggressive form of cancer. Stephen can no longer perform, and the treatment he needs is not available and is very expensive. In response, trombonists around the world are stepping in trying to raise some money and raise awareness. Even more people and other types of musicians are getting into the #AcrobatChallenge. This is @TyCerdd_org #nytb doing #acrobatchallenge for @stephen_journey donated to this great cause. Get well soon. pic.twitter.com/Xej6L3cJ1r — Claire Foster (@glowclaire) April 20, 2017 The Acrobat Challenge, raising vital funds for Stephen Sykes (https://t.co/9VvTN82mAH) - so here is an alternative ... #acrobatchallenge pic.twitter.com/reSoy0PjH2 — David Pickthall MBE (@bronickle) April 20, 2017   I wasn't nominated but I still wanted to show my support to Stephen Sykes during his fight against Lymphoma. Please visit https://www.gofundme.com/StephenSykes and donate today! I'm nominating Bruce Tychinski, Heidi Lucas, Scott Roeder and Mike Roylance! Music is available on the Acrobat Challenge FB page at https://www.facebook.com/groups/1337691529600543 #acrobatchallenge A post shared by Chris Combest (@tubaphiliac) on Apr 19, 2017 at 9:12am PDT Royal Marines Band Service #acrobatchallenge @stephen_journey pic.twitter.com/0cppo7Aze0 — RM Band Service (@RMBandService) April 19, 2017   Here is my acrobat challenge. Go to www.gofundme.com/StephenSykes to raise money for my good friend! #acrobatchallenge #trombone #goodcause #raisemoney #acrobat A post shared by Glenn Van Looy (@glenneuph) on Apr 6, 2017 at 10:48pm PDT If you want to help but are not musically inclined, check out Stephen's gofundme page created by his mother. View Now

Newest

Gayle On Film: 'Forever My Girl' And 'Paddington 2'

Gayle On Film: 'Forever My Girl' And 'Paddington 2'

Forever My Girl: C+   If Hallmark Channel movies, sweet romances, family-friendly fare, or country music is your kind of thing, you can't go wrong with "Forever My Girl." Based on the popular Heidi McLaughlin novel, British actor Alex Roe does a pretty decent job crooning, talking country and trying to win back his high school sweetheart (Jessica Rothe) whom he left at the altar. When the big country star returns home for a high school buddy's funeral, not everyone in the small town is that excited to see him. Yes, the storyline is slightly predictable but sweet to its core. "Forever My Girl" is definitely for those who enjoy homespun goodness in their lives. View Now
Pope Marries Flight Attendants In Incredible Moment

Pope Marries Flight Attendants In Incredible Moment

Not many people can say they've been married by the Pope! Two flight attendants had the honor while sharing a flight with Pope Francis. Carlos Ciuffardi Elorriga and Paula Podest Ruiz met eight years ago and were married in a civil ceremony in 2010, but were unable to have a Catholic wedding after their church collapsed during an earthquake, according to ABC News. View Now
Breakin' Bottles Like It's Nothin'

Breakin' Bottles Like It's Nothin'

A supermarket in Russia lost many bottles of wine thanks to a very angry and reportedly drunken man. Bystanders pull out their cameras to document the guy's behavior and soon enough he catches on. When the police finally show up, he is arrested and reports say he faces charges of hooliganism and will be responsible for reimbursing the store for all the broken bottles. View Now

RTM Favorites

Epic Sled Stunt Fail Is Hilarious

Epic Sled Stunt Fail Is Hilarious

There are legends and then there are people that legends want to be like when they grow up. Brian Waterberry is such a person. He doesn't need water to go kayaking, or warm weather or a shirt. Brian Waterberry makes fun happen. He also fails really hard. Hats off to you, Brian, a legend among legends. View Now
Tiny Ballerina's Gigantic Breakdown

Tiny Ballerina's Gigantic Breakdown

Life is hard when you're a toddler. Everyone is taller than you, you have to eat your peas even though they're totally gross, and there's so much pressure to be great during your dance recital. Little Lucyanna just couldn't handle the pressure, especially since her older sister wasn't on stage with her. So she let everyone know how she felt, by having an adorable meltdown on stage during the show.  View Now
After 70 Surgeries Ryan Is Still Fighting

After 70 Surgeries Ryan Is Still Fighting

To say that the Valenzuela's have been through a lot would be a drastic understatement. Anthony and Ryan are 12-year-old twins and Ryan has been fighting for his life every moment of those 12 years. Born with a long list of congenital health problems, he's been in and out of the hospital his entire life with over 70 surgeries to date. Then to add to the tragic situation, his mother Debbie has been diagnosed with stage three cervical cancer. View Now
McClure Twins Family Welcomes Baby Brother Home

McClure Twins Family Welcomes Baby Brother Home

The long-awaited arrival of baby brother has finally come to an end because the McClure Twins Family is welcoming JT home. After a rough pregnancy, Mama McClure is recovering and her 9.3-pound baby boy is healthy. Ava and Alexis are now big sisters you know, so they have to give big sisterly advice to dad. This is a precious inside look at the touching homecoming of the latest addition to the McClure family. View Now
Filmmaker Brothers Bring Us The Beauty Of The Rocky Mountains

Filmmaker Brothers Bring Us The Beauty Of The Rocky Mountains

Rocky Mountain National Park is one of the most stunning places to visit in the USA. If you have the chance to travel and see the park in person, you definitely should. If not, well then Jim and Will Pattiz have the video compilation for you. For over two years they collected footage in 8K resolution of the national park as part of an ongoing project to show off the beauty of these wonderful places.  View Now

Celebrity

Josh Duhamel Searches For Taco Bell Fries In New Ad

Josh Duhamel Searches For Taco Bell Fries In New Ad

It's the age-old question. Why doesn't Taco Bell sell fries? Josh Duhamel tries to find the answer in this clever Taco Bell ad called "Web of Fries." Family man Josh stumbles on a big conspiracy to keep Taco Bell's new taco seasoned fries with cheese dipping sauce off the market. The ad has all the makings of a class mystery film and could totally be the real deal! The fries are slated to arrive Jan. 25, so we'll have to see if the burger competitors win out! View Now
Jimmy Kimmel Answers Social Media's Top Questions

Jimmy Kimmel Answers Social Media's Top Questions

If you're a celebrity nowadays or in the media at all, be ready for people to talk about you. There's no way to escape all the comments and opinions on social media, and now talk show host Jimmy Kimmel is taking it on in real time. He joins GQ's "Actually Me" segment, going undercover on YouTube, Twitter and more to answer some burning questions. View Now
'Ron Burgundy' Hilarious Interviews Roger Federer

'Ron Burgundy' Hilarious Interviews Roger Federer

Will Ferrell can't shake his alter ego character Ron Burgundy from the "Anchorman" movies, and we really don't want him to! At the Australian Open, Ron suddenly appeared and interrupted an interview of Roger Federer on the court. Fellow tennis star John McEnroe, or "McIntosh" as Ron calls him, graciously steps aside, and we are so very glad! View Now
People Go Crazy Over Winona Ryder's L’Oréal Paris Commercial

People Go Crazy Over Winona Ryder's L’Oréal Paris Commercial

A commercial starring Winona Ryder is getting mixed reviews, but no one can deny it's a promotional power. During the Golden Globe Awards, L’Oréal Paris debuted an ad for their Elvive products that had a mysterious woman getting ready in her dressing room, running her fingers through her hair. We find out that it's Winona as she enters the stage, and the commercial ends with, "Everyone loves a comeback. Damaged hair deserves one too." View Now
Justin Timberlake Is Back!

Justin Timberlake Is Back!

We missed you musically, JT! Justin Timberlake just announced his new album "Man Of The Woods" that drops Feb 2. with a new song to be released Jan. 5. Justin also shared a brief behind the scenes look at his inspiration for the new music while working with Pharrell and wife Jessica Biel. The album's not the only exciting thing going on in Justin's life. He's set to headline the Super Bowl this year.  View Now

Animals

Beauty Guru Has A Thing For Insects (Real Ones)

We've seen some off-the-wall makeup looks in our day, but self-taught makeup artist butterflyjasmine49 has shown us something we couldn't imagine if we tried. She begins every look with a stunning eyelid and brow but the kicker... No look is complete without an insect. Get this, she doesn't use plastic bugs but real (clearly dead) ones to glue onto her face. We can appreciate your creativity, Jasmine, but we'll admire from afar.  View Now

Bear Cubs Are The Worst Passengers

Okay, we have a few questions about this video. How did a pair of bear cubs get into an SUV? How did the people in the other car manage to get the second bear cub out? And finally, why don't we see how this whole event ended? If we hadn't learned that both people and the bear cubs were unharmed after the recording of this video, we would have assumed the bears uploaded it. Via ViralHog View Now

Fisherman Catches Crocodile & Stingray Says 'Hello!'

Most fishermen are happy if they can catch anything but in Australia, they're not happy unless they get at least one crocodile. The fisherman here lures a croc with a giant fish and the croc is more than happy to bite. Then, somebody wants their close-up. A Stingray swims up to the camera in a hurry, as if it was eager to be the star of this video. Usually, stingrays will swim by people in the shallow water in Australia because that's where people feed them.  View Now

We'd Rather Not Make Friends With Sharks...

Sharks and hippos, that's an awfully strange combination but this Kruger Sightings video proves the possibility. A pod of hippos relaxing in the water was greeted by an unwelcome bull shark in search of fish. The hippos, being large and in charge tried to ward off this pesky shark with some slick pouncing moves. That's something you don't see every day! View Now

Artist Uses Coffee To Create Amazing Paintings

If you have the vision and the will to make things happen, you certainly can. Artist BananaJamana has been challenged by her fans to paint with coffee and she's determined to make it work. Honestly, if anyone could, it's her! From a giraffe to a bird, Jamie seems to have this whole coffee technique figured out. View Now

Not Your Typical Baby Video

Babies are always adorable! Especially baby animals right? Well, it depends. What if we're actually talking about baby funnel web spiders? Okay, so maybe they're not exactly "adorable," but the folks at The Australian Reptile Park sure love them. The spiders are some of the most venomous on Earth, so the reptile park uses the spiders to create antivenin. View Now