"When I was 5, the cancer went into remission, but I continued to go back for tests and checkups every year to make sure I was still OK. I'm glad St. Jude is here, but I wish they didn't have to be. They run completely on donations and don't charge the families anything, but they still manage to have the best care for children. They produce miracles.
"I'm an adult now and they're not holding my hand anymore, but they prepared me well. They gave me resources and taught me how to watch for signs of recurrence. The whole experience has given me perspective. You don't have a lot of time to do something with your life, so you'd better just do it. You'd better make something of it."