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September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month. And, one second grader touched by disease is trying to raise money for research and make people aware of how devastating the diagnosis can be.

Kambell Koon looks like any other student at Newton Christian School. She says, “I am in 2nd grade, and I am 7.” But, if you look at her hand, you’ll notice the young girl’s battle scar. She says, “We found it when I was 3 years old.”

Kambell’s cousin noticed a lump on her finger four years ago. Soon after, doctors removed the growing tumor. Mom Sara Koon says, “When the pathology report came back, the surgeon was absolutely stunned. He never heard of this type of tumor before. The tumor is called lipofibromatosis.”

Less than one hundred cases are known worldwide. When the tumor started coming back, Kambell’s mom found another boy being treated at…

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