This is a story I found in the book Practically Radical, another reason you should practically go buy it. Seriously, it’s a game changer. This story had me tearing up. Read on, you’ll see why.
At the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Chicago kids come to get some of the best treatment for Cancer in the World. A new building was going up, the Yawkey Center for Cancer Care and construction workers on the project had to walk past the Dan-Farber Institute every day.
The Boston Globe Reported: “It has become a beloved ritual at Dana-Farber, every day, children who come to the clinic write their names on sheets of paper and tape them to the windows of the walkway for ironworkers to see. And, every day the ironworkers paint the names onto I-beams and hoist them into place as they add floors to the new 14-story Yawkey Center for Cancer Care. Read more