For over 20 years, during our St. Jude Radiothons, I have tried my best to paint the picture of the cancer battle that so many children are facing. In one picture, a Tomball mother captured what my words have failed to do.
For the many people that already have Carla Maxwell in their hearts, you most likely have been following her courageous journey and battle with cancer. Today we ask that you share just one more plea for prayers as news comes that Carla has now been moved to hospice care.
So many times, we underestimate just how powerful we can be. When St. Jude Children's Research Hospital first starting its fight against childhood cancer, the survival rate for the most common cancer was 4%, about 1 in every 25 kids.