Newly shorn, the women huddle close, their arms wrapped around each other. Exhilarated by the fulfillment of their conquest, they laugh while weeping and can't resist reaching out to rub each other's heads in disbelief, the weight of all their hair, gone.
This community came together to make sure one boy could live his final months to the fullest. Billy Lee, a 5-year-old who
Throughout my life there have been many numbers of significance. For instance 4 -- the number of children I have had the immense pleasure of being a father to; or the age when my daughter Alex first voiced her desire to host a lemonade stand to help doctors on their way to finding cures for all kids with cancer.
When we tell our children to look away or don't look at people who are different, we are teaching our children that those children are invisible and to ignore them.
I'm not here to tell you about a miracle that saved my daughter's life; instead of I'm here to tell you about the miracle that was her life, and how her 8 ½ years of life have left an enduring impact on the lives of other children battling cancers.