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Pictured: Alexandra

Alexandra's Story

As a 7-year-old, Alexandra underwent two grueling cycles of chemotherapy and the amputation of her right leg above the knee to treat osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer. Now an 19-year-old sophomore at Johns Hopkins University, she skis black diamonds, volunteers at Memorial Sloan Kettering’s adult recreation center, and plans to become an oncologist.

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Pictured: CJ Postighone

CJ’s Story

Carl Joseph “CJ” Postighone’s story is best summarized with the title: Fierce Determination. The characters include a courageous and fiercely determined child. A fiercely determined, multidisciplinary, and creative medical team. And an extraordinary family, fiercely determined not only to survive an ordeal few can imagine but to emerge stronger than ever.

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