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June: Charlize Nunez Rivera, 6th grader at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School, Philadelphia, PA

June: Charlize Nunez Rivera, 6th grader at Eugenio Maria de Hostos Charter School, Philadelphia, PA

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Date: May 31, 2017
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Charlize is a pre-teen who loves animals, especially dogs. She can look at a picture and tell you the breed. She loves watching videos on youtube and like most girls, she loves to shop. Her favorite stores are Old Navy and Target. Charlize is lucky enough to have three brothers and one baby sister who she adores.

In March of 2016, Charlize was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma. She has cancer in her leg and arm but you would never know it! She is a brave girl with a positive attitude. St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children diagnosed and treats her cancer. Charlize dresses to impress when she goes to clinic. Cancer will not get in the way of her fashion. Her family means everything to her and they are going to help her celebrate her 12th birthday this month!

Information provided by her mother, Angelica Rivera.

 

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