It's not often your hero is younger then you but there are rare circumstances. On April 26th, 2010 at just five years old Avery was diagnosed with leukemia at Blank Children's Hospital. Avery is the youngest of four siblings.
April 26th would change the life of her tight knit family. Hospitalized for a week immediately, not knowing what the future would bring, Avery and her family would keep moving forward. With several challenges complete and only more to come Avery wakes up the same little girl she's always been. Avery's optimism and courage is shown everyday by her personality and smile.
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