Winner of the 2019 Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest

Losing my Father

Well-known antonyms for hope: doubt, despair, pessimism. Most people forget to add ‘cancer’ to that list. For me, hopelessness was the only thing I felt throughout my father’s struggle with cancer. If hope was the thing with feathers, then hopelessness must have been the ball of abnormal cells in my father’s throat. My father was Read more about Losing my Father[…]

How Pizza Saves Lives

You know how when you were younger, in elementary school, and the school liked to do fun little fundraisers? When I was younger, I knew that the money went to other people and kids who needed it. But my focus was usually on winning the pizza party. You do all of these fundraisers for Leukemia Read more about How Pizza Saves Lives[…]