Hope Soars with 1000 Paper Crane Project

1000 paper cranes. “What does that mean to you?” Words, images, and objects can hold different meanings and show different ideas to individual people. My 1000 folded Japanese origami paper cranes demonstrate all of my hopes, support and respect for my mother who was diagnosed with breast cancer and is currently in a powerful fight Read more about Hope Soars with 1000 Paper Crane Project[…]

Winner of the 2019 Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest

Cancer, More Than a Word

Everyone knows the word cancer, but what does it really entail? According to Webster is ‘a disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body’ but everyone knows there is more meaning to a word than just the definition. Cancer is more than a word or disease. It is Read more about Cancer, More Than a Word[…]

Winner of the 2019 Cancer Unwrapped Teen Writing Contest

Cancer Can’t Take It All

At that time in my life, I had never seen such courage through heartbreak. Not once had I witnessed someone display that much strength amidst tears. My brothers, father, and I watched as my mom untied her head scarf, revealing her shaven head for the first time. Her lips quivered and tried their hardest to Read more about Cancer Can’t Take It All[…]