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Surviving Cancer: Children are dying, don’t you care?

Surviving Cancer: Children are dying, don’t you care?

by Lily Weaver, Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase, Spring 2017

This summer I contacted a page on Instagram called DanceHopeCure that raises more awareness for childhood cancer. (They also have a Facebook page and a website.)  I thanked them for all they have done for the fighters and survivors. As a former patient, now a 5-year survivor, it means a lot to me t...

Love somebody? Love Your Melon warms the head and the heart

Love somebody? Love Your Melon warms the head and the heart

by Elizabeth Anderson and Lily Weaver

February 7, 2017


Filed under Best of SNO, Features, Showcase, Spring 2017

Dinner, candy, flowers. It's tough to be original on Valentine's Day. Why not a beanie? Love Your Melon sells items such as beanies, baseball caps, scarves, and jewelry. LYM's main goal however,  is to raise awareness about childhood cancer: a whopping 50% of their proceeds are donated to cancer resea...

Surviving cancer: The disease doesn’t end when treatment ends

Surviving cancer: The disease doesn’t end when treatment ends

by Lily Weaver, Reporter

November 21, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

Cancer doesn’t end when treatment ends. Whether you're cured or not, the shadow of cancer haunts you for the rest of your life. The cancer might not physically be there, but there will always be a fear in your mind and heart. There are countless side effects of cancer, many of them long term. Offic...

Surviving Cancer: Witnessing to the truth and raising awareness for CureFest

Surviving Cancer: Witnessing to the truth and raising awareness for CureFest

by Lily Weaver, Reporter

October 18, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Showcase

CureFest is an annual event for childhood cancer. It’s held in September, childhood cancer awareness month, and takes place on the Mall in Washington, D.C. CureFest brings together supporters here to demand more funding for childhood cancer. The goal for Curefest is to unify the childhood cancer community a...

Surviving Cancer: “Thank you” is not enough

Surviving Cancer: “Thank you” is not enough

by Lily Weaver, Reporter

September 25, 2016


Filed under Fall 2016, Features, Showcase

This is the first in a series of stories that Lily Weaver will write about her journey with a deadly disease.  Next week, look for her story about CureFest, where she was a featured speaker. The summer of 2016 was 62 days long. That may be short for most, but it was blissfully long for me. This is because...

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