Thursday, January 31, 2008

Teenagers These Days...

...can do some amazing things. One of A.'s friends, a cancer survivor, is holding a dance fundraiser, to raise money for the Children's Neuroblastoma Cancer Foundation. The CNCF conducts research and holds conferences for survivors, families fighting the cancer and families who have lost a child to neuroblastoma.

She was diagnosed with this form of cancer when she was 1 year old. Doctors at the time gave her a 30 percent chance of survival. After chemotherapy, her cancer went into remission. Now 15-she is still cancer-free.

Together with 15 other people from her confirmation class, she is hoping to raise $5,000 through "Dance for Life" at St. Patrick's Church on Feb. 2.Here's more-

Check out their video-powerful.

Here's someone who is fighting to make a difference. I plan to support her.