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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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Calista is a bright student dedicated to her family and a future career in fashion. After facing migraines in high school, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and underwent treatment. She’s still being monitored while attending college in New York City.
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William was an incredibly funny, exuberant, smart, kind, loving and, of course, handsome 7-year-old boy. He loved all super heroes, especially Batman.He was an incredibly sweet and generous boy who loved his life, but sadly cancer robbed him of all of it.
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Lilly, 2, is a firecracker. She loves learning ABCs & counting. She is obsessed with colors & shapes too! After experiencing breathing problems, she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. She has endured a lot for a little girl but she stays strong.
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Sophia is an exuberant kid who’s always making others happy even when her family discovered she had Wilms’ tumor shortly after turning 4. Now though, she is three years cancer-free and sharing her wisdom with other children facing the same fight.
Max is an artistic kid with a constantly growing list of interests. When he was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at age 4, he transformed into IronMax to help defeat the disease inside him! Now, he’s just a year away from ending treatment.
Mia is a vivacious 5-year-old who loves to dance and play with her SuperSib sister Gabriella. This spring, she was bothered by foot pain and not acting like herself. Her family took her to the doctor and discovered she had acute lymphoblastic leukemia.
Zoe is currently attending college in Montreal, but her future was in doubt just a few years ago after being diagnosed with a rare type of astrocytoma. After several failed treatments, Zoe qualified for a clinical trial that miraculously shrunk her tumor.
Alexandra has survived three different types of cancer throughout her life. Since beating spindle cell sarcoma at age 12, she’s gone on to become a student at UCLA and is studying to become a physician after being inspired by her own medical caretakers.
Matthew is a caring kid who loves hunting and camping. After doctors discovered something wrong with his bloodwork, his parents discovered he had acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Thankfully, he fought off the biggest monster ever at just 2-years-old.
Kameron is an active kid, participating in baseball, basketball and football before he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. He’s had to put sports on hold during his chemotherapy treatment, but he continues to inspire family members with his strength.
Ashani was full of life, caring, compassionate and gentle. She was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma after her mother noted a lump on her thigh, but she passed away at 8-years-old. Ashani taught everyone around her to always appreciate life.
Emery is sweet and silly but also very mature for her age, handling everything with a smile on her face. After doctors took an MRI of her hip, she was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. She’s currently on chemotherapy treatment but remains one tough girl.
Calista is a bright student dedicated to her family and a future career in fashion. After facing migraines in high school, she was diagnosed with thyroid cancer and underwent treatment. She’s still being monitored while attending college in New York City.
Riley is a strong 11-year-old who loves Bruno Mars, the outdoors and helping her community. Last year she was diagnosed with pilocytic astrocytoma located on her brainstem. She’s started chemotherapy, but her long-term outlook remains uncertain.