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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, more than two 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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Quinn had been playing soccer and flag football just days before he was diagnosed with T-cell lymphoblastic leukemia. The day after, he began chemotherapy. Today, Quinn is in the maintenance phase of his treatment protocol and is a hero to his family.
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Aiden is a very outgoing and gregarious person with a big personality who always goes out of his way to make sure others are taken care of. At 14 years old, Aiden was running a concerning fever his parents feared was COVID-19.
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While in the hospital, Francisco is always excited to catch a glimpse of the helicopter as it flies by outside his room. After his first birthday, he was diagnosed with embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma and this became the new norm for him.
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Evelyn Grace Doyle was a beautiful and sweet baby. Born on May 19, 2009, her arrival was going to be the best day of her parents’ lives. Sadly, it turned out to be the most frightening and devastating experience they’d ever faced. 
Braxton
Braxton is a loving 6-year-old with bright red hair and an even brighter personality. Although he is one of the sweetest kids out there, he’s also a major class clown. Braxton’s goofball personality can and must fill any room with laughter. He has always
Ezra
Ezra can be a bit shy, but with his family, he’s an outgoing 7-year-old. He loves animals and can be very creative when it comes to drawing. At home Ezra’s often joking, playing video games, wrestling with his brothers and sisters or cracking jokes. It wa
Olivia bravely fought rhabdomyosarcoma at 6 years old. In 2021, she was diagnosed after her father noticed she had a swollen lymph node while on vacation. Olivia has since completed a litany of treatments and is now NED.
Sass the size of Texas, serious headshakes accompanying adamant “NO”s, and a smile so beautiful it would light up a room – these were all things that painted the perfect picture of Nora. Nora fought a brain cancer until she was 14 months old.
Jaxson is a fun-loving child who shows little fear. In November 2018, Jaxson’s parents discovered a lump in his neck, and by February 2019, he was diagnosed with synovial sarcoma. Jaxson faced treatment bravely and today, he has reached remission!
If you’re lucky enough to meet Georgia, prepare to be her new BFF! She is incredibly loving and gives the best hugs, and even after being diagnosed with cancer, she continues to shine brightly. Today, Georgia is in treatment for Wilms tumor.
Smiley and a bit of a troublemaker, Landon was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in June 2020. Treatment was rough, but today Landon is attending school in-person again while receiving chemotherapy at home.
Delaney is fighting everything cancer throws at her with the strength of her favorite superheroes. When Laney was diagnosed with a spinal cord tumor, she endured several surgeries and failed chemotherapy regiments in an attempt to remove it.
Zaniyah has a personality as strong as her spirit. A 4-year-old diva, Zaniyah has been fighting DIPG since December 2021. Currently, DIPG is a cancer that is incurable. But Zaniyah and her family are not giving up hope that one day a cure can be found.
To Cecilia, every day is a new adventure. She loves travelling, trying new things, meeting new people and being spontaneous. Cecilia was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia at 2 years old. Today, she is in remission at 18 years old!
June ws the spunkiest, sassiest little girl you’d ever meet. Despite everything that June went through, she rarely lost the smile on her face. In 2020, June was diagnosed with stage 4 intermediate-risk neuroblastoma. Sadly, she passed away.
Heather is 19 years old, a freshman at the University of New Hampshire and is currently battling acute lymphoblastic leukemia for the second time.
Amara is a feisty, funny, bold and bubbly toddler. In March 2021, when Amara was just shy of 18 months, her parents noticed a tremor in her left leg. Eventually, Amara was diagnosed with opsoclonus myoclonus syndrome and neuroblastoma.
A true dancer at heart, Allison had a misstep when she was diagnosed with cancer in 2020. She was unable to move her left leg and ankle like she used to in dance class, then was unable to walk normally. But she was determined not to give up.