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Rachel Windmiller, Neuroblastoma

Posted: September 12, 2016

Meet Gold Getter Captain, Rachel Windmiller!

Rachel Windmiller, NeuroblastomaThis year for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, we interviewed our Gold Getter Captains to learn about their cancer survivor stories. Learn more about how you can help them #MakeItGoldForKids here.

Current Age: 17
Diagnosis: Neuroblastoma
Age at Diagnosis: 14 months

Q. What do you enjoy doing for fun?

A. I love doing special effects make-up. Also anything that has to do with art, I love painting, sketching, and creating!

Q. What do you want to be when you grow up?

A. I hope to be a psychologist for children with cancer.

Q. What has your experience with cancer taught you?

A. My experience has taught me not to take life for granted, to live in the moment and to do what makes you happy.

Q. How do you feel when you see a person or business supporting children’s cancer research?

A. Honestly, it warms my heart to see literally anyone supporting childhood cancer research – the more support the better!

Q. What would you tell someone who didn’t feel like their support of #MakeItGoldForKids would make a difference?

A. Any help or support someone can give to #MakeItGoldForKids will have a major positive impact, no matter how big or small. It’s a chain reaction that will continue to grow.

What are you planning to do to #MakeItGoldForKids this September?

A. I plan to get as many people as I can to become aware of childhood cancer. I would like to get as many people as possible to join our CureSearch Walk in September!

Want to #MakeItGoldForKids this month? Visit our Childhood Cancer Awareness Month page, or learn how we’re accelerating research to end children’s cancer.


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Rachel Windmiller, Neuroblastoma was last modified: April 13th, 2017 by Geoff Duncan

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