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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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Sullivan is a gifted kid who filled his days with piano and triathlons. After bouts of back pain, he went to the doctor and was diagnosed with medulloblastoma. It's been difficult for his family, but thankfully his scans have been clear since May 2017.
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A bubbly 7 year old, Haven is constantly trying new things, even after five years of fighting stage IV neuroblastoma. Her family continues to search for new treatments so that one day she can live a joyous life however she wishes.
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Kaitlyn is a sweet, gentle 15 year old with a passion for water polo. During one match, she got hit in the head and went to the ER, where doctors discovered she had a brain tumor. Now, she continues to fight in hopes of returning to the pool one day.
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At just 8 years old, Travis discovered he had a brain tumor. When doctors saw it starting to grow, they began chemotherapy that eliminated the cancer. Now 15, Travis has his heart set on becoming a pediatric neuro-oncologist to help kids like him.
Ryan is a jovial jokester who loves dinosaurs, movies and being best buds with his brother Dylan. His cancer diagnosis has caused setbacks for their family, but he’s in treatment now and continues to bring his parents lots of joy.
Malina was a typical toddler before she gradually stopped walking. After going to the hospital, doctors diagnosed her with Ewing’s sarcoma. Now, Malina is 5 years old, cancer-free and continues to help with a trial that could make cancer detection easier.
Kaitlyn is a sweet, gentle 15 year old with a passion for water polo. During one match, she got hit in the head and went to the ER, where doctors discovered she had a brain tumor. Now, she continues to fight in hopes of returning to the pool one day.
A bubbly 7 year old, Haven is constantly trying new things, even after five years of fighting stage IV neuroblastoma. Her family continues to search for new treatments so that one day she can live a joyous life however she wishes.
Sullivan is a gifted kid who filled his days with piano and triathlons. After bouts of back pain, he went to the doctor and was diagnosed with medulloblastoma. It's been difficult for his family, but thankfully his scans have been clear since May 2017.
Julian never gave up hope, even when his neuroblastoma worsened. Thanks to clinical trials for new treatments, Julian had several more years with his family until he passed away at age 10. His resolve inspires his family to still fight cancer today.
Elijah was diagnosed with stage IV neuroblastoma in August of 2005 at just 4 years old. His family traveled from Arkansas to Philadelphia for treatment over many years hoping to find a cure for his cancer. Their fight continues to this day.