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Cancer survivor became Internet celebrity with photo

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The picture is from the first day of school in her yearlong battle against neroblastoma.

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The picture is from the first day of school in her yearlong battle against neroblastoma.
http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12524/6955430?cpt=8&wpid=2637 Mon, 12 Jun 2017 03:41:20 +0000 Cancer survivor became Internet celebrity with photo The picture is from the first day of school in her yearlong battle against neroblastoma. http://chic.clipsyndicate.com/video/playlist/12524/6955430?cpt=8&wpid=2637 KY3 - KYTV ashley: a 7-year-old cancer survivor in kansas city is becoming a well-known face on the internet. her parents posted her photo depicting her battle with the disease. it's now an inspiration for many. >> reporter: it's the picture that turned 7-year-old sophie into an internet celebrity. >> it's amazing. i've always wanted to do this ever since i was a little kit. >> reporter: but it's the little warrior's story that turned the kansas city first grader into an inspiration for thousands. the picture is from the first day of school. during her year-long journey battling neuroblastoma. there was six rounds of chemo and immunotherapy. >> every treatment was 30 minutes. ex crew she ating pain. >> it's an inspiration. >> she would understand why she would have to do and meet it head on. >> reporter: fast forward until the end of the year, sophie is still smiling, now with a full head of hair, is cancer free. >> what are you working on, lefty? >> i am working on water coloring. >> reporter: she is spending her summer doing all the things she loves, painting, riding her bike and playing with her new baby brother who was born during her treatment. her parents shared the now famous photo because they wanted to give others hope. >> don't give up. keep fighting as best you can. >> with what she's gone through and her brain and her heart and all of the things put together, she can change the world and i fully expect her to. >> reporter: sophie says despite her new popularity she is still the same friendship princess on the first day of school, ready to give a spying or hug no matter what someone looks like. >> i want them to know that they are special and even though they might not have things that other people do, that they have an important part of them and they can -- and they can let it shine through and be there own person. >> ashley: that is awesome. that photo received more than 150,000 up votes on read




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