More children are lost to cancer in the U.S. than any other disease—in fact, more than many other childhood diseases combined.
Donna Quirke Hornik was a beautiful little girl, I suggest you read her heartbreaking and honest cancer story here. I asked Sheila, Donna’s inspiring mother, the first three words that first pop in her mind when I mention her daughter. She replied in seconds.
“Bright, sweet, clever.”
A mere minutes later, this message popped up.
“And now, of course, I keep thinking of others — brave, fierce, a pleaser, considerate, protective, adaptable, silly, dancer, delicate.”
Before they turn 20, about 1 in 285 children in the U.S. will have cancer.
Three minutes from now, a child will be diagnosed with cancer, and another family will be faced with the very real possibility of losing their child.
Donna Day happens once a year, yet every day we need to remember Donna and contribute to pediatric cancer, which is very much underfunded.
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