Known as the Jersey Shore family who has “the lemonade stand,” the Smiths first heard Alex’s story while Bridget was being treated for neuroblastoma at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. Bridget was just three years old at diagnosis and endured several years of treatment. Today, Bridget is cancer-free and 15 years old, a freshman in high school. She is also a nearly lifelong lemonade stand host. Her father, Denis, shares the family’s journey from oncology clinic to their front yard, fighting for cures one cup at at a time.
It was twelve years ago this past April when my wife,... Read More