After Alex was diagnosed with neuroblastoma, she held a lemonade stand to raise money for cancer research. Now, that little stand has become a full-fledged foundation that has raised millions.
Alex with her mother, Liz, on July 4, 2004, about one month before she passed away. "I have no idea how when she was 4, Alex
This Friday, August 1, 2014 will mark 10 years since my daughter Alex lost her life to neuroblastoma, a form of childhood cancer, at just 8 years of age.
As I tell my daughter, when you want something in life -- no matter how impossible it seems -- you need to fight for it. It's the lesson that links the lives of every single hero I picked for her.