President Donald Trump introduced ten-year-old cancer survivor Grace Eline at his State of the Union Address on Tuesday night, hailing the young survivor as a “terrific motivation to everyone.”
” Tonight, I am likewise asking you to join me in another fight that all Americans can get behind — the fight against youth cancer,” said President Trump, who then presented cancer survivor Grace Eline.
” Joining Melania in the gallery this night is a really brave ten-year-old girl, Grace Eline,” said the president.
Grace might be seen beaming from the gallery as she was met a standing ovation and applause. The young cancer survivor had actually been detected with brain cancer last May and began aggressive treatment.
” Every birthday, because she was 4, Grace asked her buddies to contribute to St. Jude’s Kid’s Healthcare facility. She did not know that a person day she may be a client herself,” continued the president.
” That’s what occurred. Last year, Grace was identified with brain cancer. Right away, she began radiation treatment. At the exact same time, she rallied her community and raised more than $40,000 for the fight against cancer.”
” When Grace completed treatment last fall, her doctors and nurses cheered– they liked her, they still love her– with tears in their eyes as she hung up a poster that read, ‘last day of chemo,'” said the president, who then informed Grace that she is a motivation to all.
” Thank you quite, Grace, you are a fantastic inspiration to everyone in this room,” stated the president to Grace, who had actually recently finished the radiation portion of her cancer treatment.
Last October, the American Youth Cancer Organization called Grace a Gold Ribbon Hero, who the organization calls “strong and courageous” and a “generous and giving individual with an enthusiasm to assist others and brighten their days.”
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