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A message from Jay and Liz Scott, Alex's Parents:

Many of you think of Alex as a hero ~ the sweet and courageous lemonade girl who inspired others to help children with cancer. Although she did not get the chance to live a long life, she showed us what it means to live a full life. Her bravery, strength, and love of life continue to inspire us every day. She is indeed our hero!

Since Alex was diagnosed in 1997, over 2 million more children worldwide have suffered because of cancer. These kids all have hopes and dreams of long lives. They have parents, brothers and sisters, grandparents, and cousins who cherish them. They all inspire those who know them with their bravery, strength, and love of life. They are all heroes.

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Siblings of childhood cancer heroes face their own challenges with incredible perseverance. Read more about these inspiring SuperSibs.

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Alexandra Scott
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Owen maintained his joking personality even as he fought medulloblastoma. After several surgeries, he officially finished treatment in February 2018 and undergoes regular scans to ensure his cancer hasn’t returned.
Stephanie Yost
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Stephanie is a caring soul who loves to volunteer with kids and play softball. After taking on an acute myelogenous leukemia diagnosis, she’s intent on becoming a pediatric oncology nurse to support children fighting this disease.
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Tynece may be a shy 10 year old, but she speaks her mind when needed. After months of consistent pain, doctors diagnosed her with medulloblastoma. Tynece’s toughness during treatment at her young age is a daily source of inspiration for her family.
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