Sitting in the backseat of his family’s SUV, CJ George couldn’t stop throwing up.
He had gone through a round of chemo the day before, and as a youth ambassador for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation he was scheduled to speak at a corporate breakfast. As each wave of nausea succumbed to sickness, his parents figured there was no way he could speak.
But the 11-year-old protested. No, he said. This is why I’m doing it, for those who are feeling this exact same way.