Very inspiring video: Just one month after being diagnosed with leukemia, Chris Rumble decided to lift the spirits of fellow cancer patients at Seattle Children's Hospital with a little music. The 22-year-old put his filmmaking skills to work and organized a video set to the tune of Kelly Clarkson's hit song "Stronger" to give children, teens, families and staff on his floor a little bit of motivation -- and a reason to sing at the top of their lungs.
Oliver's Story For 'Sibs' of Kids with Cancer, Oliver's Story is a 40 page illustrated book targeted for the 3 to 8 year old sibling of children diagnosed with cancer. Illustrated by Mike Dodd and written through the eyes of his six-year-old son Oliver, this resource focuses on the many questions that siblings have when their brother or sister is diagnosed with cancer, and offers constructive ways on how they can provide support. www.acco.org
The St. Baldrick's Foundation is committed to funding the best research for kids with cancer and the top pediatric oncologists in the U.S. guide our research priorities. My daughter has informed me that she and her friends have decided to volunteer to be shavees. She's given to Locks of Love before so I guess it shouldn't surprise me that she's willing to shave her head for a great cause!