Before her 6th birthday, Morgan was diagnosed with cancer. Her parents had to deal with the heartbreak and shock, and proactively got her in touch with a nonprofit organization that connects children facing serious illnesses with a local college athletic team.
COVID-19 has brought virtual learning into the mainstream, meaning that a child with cancer who learns from home is now in the same “classroom” environment as any other student, which can reduce feelings of stress and anxiety.
A year before Lynden was diagnosed with cancer, she cut off her hair and donated it to help kids with cancer. After her diagnosis, she launched a new project. She is just getting started, but so far she has raised more than $65,000 for pediatric cancer research.
Last modified: January 5, 2021
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