Feel Good Friday – Bald Barbies and Renzo the Rock-Crusher

2014-07-11  |  Feel Good Friday |  Posted by: Kyla Lougheed

Grace and "Chemo Barbie" EllaMeet Grace and “Chemo Barbie”

When 4-year-old Grace was facing chemo treatments for Leukemia, she found comfort in Ella, a.k.a. “Chemo Barbie”.  The dolls, specially produced by Mattel to help kids going through cancer, were originally intended to be only in limited numbers.  See how a public petition raised awareness and made them available to more kids like Grace.

Story & Photo: WomenYouShouldKnow.net 

Renzo with a digging machine
Renzo the Rock-Crusher

What little boy doesn’t dream of construction sites and big digging machines?  See how Renzo, a 3-year-old cancer survivor, had his dream come true.

Story: Register-Pajaronian Photo: Erik Chalhoub/Register-Pajaronian