Essay about Cancer and Talia Joy Castellano

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Children’s Cancer Fund of America
I. Introduction

Attention Getter:
Have you ever thought about how different life would be if you won a lottery? Many if not most people win a lottery and instantly think of the “luxury” life. But unlike most I think of the Children’s Cancer Fund of America
Thesis:
Winning a lottery puts you in a difficult situation on what you want to spend your money on. So I’d personally donate the $600 million to the Children’s Cancer Fund of America for a better use.
Preview:
Ahead I’ll explain exactly what Children’s Cancer Fund of America is, Families that are affected by it, and why it’s so important to me.
Transition:
So let’s begin on exactly what Children’s Cancer Fund of America is
II. On May 28th, 2013 on ccfoa.org in “Support the CCFOA” states that the Children's Cancer Fund of America. Is an organization dedicated to helping children with cancer and their families by providing financial assistance?

a) The charity reported that six fundraising companies brought in $8.4 million in 2010. On March 23, 2012 in an article entitled “Warning Issues” on boston.com by Mitch Lipka states that about $1.6 million of that total – or 19 cents of each dollar – went to the charity. So wouldn’t you want to make a difference?
b) As we all know every family is not capable to pay for all of the medical needs of their child suffering from cancer so why wouldn’t you want to help a struggling family that has a child suffering from cancer?
c) “Their hopes for tomorrow DEPEND on help today” meaning their life is in the hands of those whom are capable to help. Even if you’re not fortunate you can help save a life by just donating $1 to your local Wal-Mart or target.

III. The video that you just seen were facts on infants and teens whom suffer from cancer.
a) The survival rate of children with cancer has improved throughout the years than any other age group. Even tho there has been an amazing progress in the recent year’s childhood cancer still remains responsible for killing more children and teenagers than any other disease.
b) Each day 46 Children are diagnosed with cancer. Although the cure rates are steadily increasing, 2,300 children and teenagers will die each year from cancer.
c) Imaging not having a choice to cut off or lose all of your hair? Many of you would cry or feel ugly well 13 year old Talia Castellano makes a difference
IV. Talia Joy Castellano, 13 years old, from Orlando, Florida, just Last year Talia revealed that she had both neuro-blastoma and leukemia. April 26, 2013 on dailymail.com entitled “Teenage girl with terminal cancer fulfills dream” by Sadie Whitelocks “ states that…