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  1. Jane Boursaw

    Go, Lily! Adding my prayers and support for you. Hang tough, girl, and whip that cancer’s, uh – since you’re only six, we’ll say “butt.” :)

  2. Jen Singer

    Thanks everyone. Please keep the well wishes going. As you know, cancer treatments are a marathon, not a sprint, and those of us still in the race need support the entire course.

    And Lily, I love you back, sweetheart.

  3. Mary Ann

    Lily, you are precious and I’m praying to God to help you through this. He will take care of you. You are in good hands, and I’m so glad that Jen wrote about you, so we can all know you, and hear your story. We are loving you in Minnesota, beautiful girl. God bless your family too, and how wonderful you are to support others during this race. God bless you.
    Mary Ann

  4. Ann Gregory

    GO, Lily! You’re a super-princess-rockstar & my hero.

  5. Lisa Adams

    Lily, I finished chemo 3 years ago. My best friend’s son had leukemia and needed a bone marrow transplant from his sister. My next door neighbor finished chemo for leukemia 3 years ago. I know a lot of tough people who have had cancer and I can tell that you are one of them. Keep smiling, darling, and look forward to the day when this will be behind you… know how much all of us are cheering you on.

    Lisa

  6. Makenzie Lee (lily's cousin)

    Hi I am lily’s cousin and i just wanted to say a few words and about her Lily is very sweet and kind she’s like an angel born with happiness Lily lives so far away like 1,0000 miles away i live in one of the hottest states it Texas and i barley get to see so cheers to lily and remember I love u so much well bye!

    love makenzie

    p.s also known as kenzie

  7. Brenda McLain

    Lily,
    You are a beautiful little girl. My thoughts and prayers are with you. I admire your courage so much, and your lovely smile. I knew your daddy when he was in college, now I’m a Nana with 2 little granddaughters of my own. Stay strong and God Bless.
    Brenda McLain in Tyler, TX

  8. THE LILY FROM THE SPEECH!!!

    the compliments that all of you wrote ( and Gina ) were very nice!!! I love the way you support me!!! And that blog you wrote was really Really REALLY N-I-C-E – NICE!!!
    I love you all!!! ( ESPECIALLY YOU,JEN!!!
    Love,Lily
    xoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxoxo

  9. Gina Lee (Lily's Aunt)

    I am Lily’s aunt and can’t express how heart warming it is to read all these comments. It is unfortunate that we live in Texas so far away from her and her parents. She is a very smart and strong little girl that I am so very proud of! My daughter Makenzie adores her little cousin and wishes she could be there with her every day. We went to visit this past Christmas and was so shocked at how grown up she has become mainly from what all she has had to endure. No child should have to experience this and breaks my heart to know all she has had to give up during this time. The fact that she is so happy and sweet day after day is such an inspiration that everyone should take a lesson from. Great job baby girl we are so proud of you and miss you dearly! Aunt Gina:)

  10. Jen

    Lily was sitting right behind my table with her family. What an amazing little girl. Both of your stories plus millions of others are why I ran the 1/2 marathon. Yes I ran 13.1 miles but my journey ended after 3 hours. Keep on keeping on.

  11. Lynda

    I was one of those runner’s and was extremely touched by seeing Lily and Jen together on stage. The courage they both display is just amazing. I ran the race in honor of my Dad who will be 75 in June. He was diagnosed last year with T-cell large granular lymphoma. While his disease is chronic and at present not life threatening, I decided to run as my birthday present to him.

  12. Kristin

    Standing in awe of the smiles, the courage, and the pearls! Yay Lily! Yay to all cancer warriors!!!!

  13. Laurene

    Congratulations for never giving up and for giving back. Lily will never forget your efforts. You are both in my prayers!

  14. Pamela

    Lily – you are an amazing person!! Keep that beautiful smile!!

  15. Kathy

    Go Lilly Go! You are beautiful and tough. I’m over here in Salt Lake City cheering you on!

  16. Amanda

    The Adirondacks are ringing with the sound of applause for Lily.

  17. Sara Au

    Yay for Lily! Got get ‘em, girl!

  18. Ginny

    Lily – you are a beautiful girl. Hugs to you and everyone in your family. I’m over here in Ohio, standing and cheering you on.

  19. Grace Davin

    Lily! Stay strong! You are an amazing girl! You will go places! My family will be praying for you and your family!

  20. Hilary Davidson

    Lily, you are a superstar and I truly admire you. You’ll be in my prayers. I know you’re going to beat this! xoxoxo

  21. Cristine Radice

    Lily – I am sending you my love and prayers little angel! My whole family is rooting for you!! BIG HUGS!!!!

  22. Jenna Glatzer

    Lots of love to you, Lily! You sound like a very smart girl, and I know you’re going to beat this.

  23. Jen Wittlin

    Lily- I am rooting for you from all the way up here in Boston! I know a little bit about Leukemia because my mom had it. And I know that the more people she had to support her, the better she felt. So, I want to join the Lily Team! I am cheering for you and you family! I can see how strong you are. You go girl!

  24. Julia Kelly

    Hi, Lily. I have a daughter at home with your same name. So, I’m sending you some special prayers today and big hugs from my Lily straight to you. Hang in there, beautiful. You can do it.

    (And big Mom-hugs to your Mom and Dad, too!)

  25. Dawn Sandomeno

    I am giving you a standing ovation too, Lily! Lots of love to you.

  26. Becky

    Three cheers for Lily!

  27. Ann Delaney

    Very touching story. I hope Lily feels like a celebrity and the warm wishes help carry her through chemo. I will be thinking of Lily and her family…

  28. Jenna Schnuer

    Lily! You, lady, are a rock star. Jen Singer is one of my absolute favorite people in the whole world and any person she supports has my backing, too. So even though I don’t know you, please know that I’m out here cheering you on from the sidelines–just like you did for the runners.

    Jenna

  29. Julie

    Lily, you are awesome! Cancer doesn’t stand a chance with a fighter like you!

  30. madismom

    I think you both are amazing, and Lily girl, you rock! I wish I knew you..my girls would adore you. you’re a brave young lady!

  31. The Mommy

    Lily, you’re beautiful. I’ll say a prayer for you. You deserved that standing O. God Bless.

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