Skating On By

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.

Read more at Gold Coast magazine online.

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