Like most kindergartners, Zoey Harper stood outdoors faculty prepared for her first day of faculty image and new journey.
However attending to this milestone at virtually six years previous has been a harder street than most of us face in a lifetime.
“At 4-and-a-half Zoey was recognized with leukemia,” her mother, Beth Moye, remembers.
I met Beth and her daughters, Zoey and Sierra, on the “Mild the Night time” luncheon kick off marketing campaign. The stroll November four at Romare Bearden Park is a signature fundraiser and group connector for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. It is a chance to raise up households who’re at present battling blood cancers, and people who have misplaced.
Zoey Harper is among the night time’s Honored Heroes.
“She has no ounce of hate in her physique regardless that this factor, (most cancers), was making an attempt to destroy her,” her mother stated.
Zoey endured numerous remedies during the last yr and a half to get to this place. Zoey is remission now, though she nonetheless has a number of extra remedies forward of her.
In her speech to groups fundraising and gearing up for the November fundraiser, Beth Moyer remembered Zoey’s phrases when physician’s advised her they have been killing the most cancers.
“I type of really feel sorry for most cancers as a result of it is lifeless. I don’t need it to win, however I don’t need it to be lifeless. I do not like speaking about that half, about being lifeless.I am completely satisfied, however I feel I’ll discover a place for it to play in order that it will probably by no means harm anyone once more,” Zoey informed her mother.
Let’s make Zoey’s want come true.
Be a part of us in elevating cash for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. Type a group, be the sunshine for households like Zoey’s. November four, Romare Bearden Park: http://www.lls.org.
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