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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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Alexandra Scott
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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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Arielle is strong-minded and sassy. Since her diagnosis, she has endured 3 years of daily, weekly and monthly chemotherapy, countless labs and lumbar punctures. Arielle is a hero because she is strong and she endures her treatments with a smile.
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Rachel was a freshman in high school, thriving as a great student and talented athlete. Her busy happy life was turned inside out with a cancer diagnosis after she took a hard fall on the soccer field. A rare soft tissue cancer was found in her shoulder.

Meet Our Heroes!


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 who participated in baseball, basketball and football before he was diagnosed with Hodgkin lymphoma. He has 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. After her mother noticed a lump on her thigh, she was later diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma. Although she passed away at 8-years-old, Ashani taught everyone around her to always appreciate life.