11 Year-Old Girl Who Battled Cancer Creates An Awesome Invention: A Chemo Backpack.

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Kylie Simonds fight with cancer pushed her to invent a life-changing device for other kids going through the same thing she did. When the 11-year-old from Naugatuck, Connecticut, was given a school assignment to invent something that solves an everyday problem, she didn’t go the typical route of building a baking soda volcano or a […]


Thousands Sing Christmas Carols for Delaney Brown, 8-Year-Old Girl with Cancer (Video)

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Thousands of Christmas carolers have gathered to sing outside the home of a dying 8-year-old girl in West Reading, Pennsylvania. Delaney ‘Laney’ Brown was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and, when doctors said she had only weeks to live, one of her final wishes was to hear Christmas carolers. Her family turned to Facebook for […]


Terminally Ill Basketball Player Lives Her Dream And Scores A Layup

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If there’s one thing a terminal cancer diagnosis never took away from Lauren Hill, it’s her dream. The 19-year-old, who was diagnosed with an inoperable tumor over a year ago, fulfilled her ambition to play in a college basketball game this past weekend. She suited up for Mount St. Joseph University and played in front […]


The Social Web Takes on Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and as we’ve found in previous years, several companies and non-profits use the opportunity to spring discussions into the social space. This year, we’ve seen mobile apps, Facebook tributes and social network launches as tributes to the month of awareness. Have you seen any other tributes we’ve missed? […]


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