Teens with Cancer Quinceanera in Nicaragua
Teens With Cancer Get Their 'Quinceañera' In Nicaragua, Dance Partners Included
By Fox News Latino | 09/25/2013 - 13:00

For many a teenage girl in Latin America, a "quinceañera" party is a cherished rite of passage, a traditional coming-out celebration for 15-year-olds.

Not all families can afford the colorful gowns and other niceties for such parties, though. So for each of the past five years, Nicaragua's Association of Mothers and Fathers of Children with Cancer and Leukemia has put on a quinceañera for girls from poor, rural families — teens who have the added burden of dealing with cancer.


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Talia Joy Castellano
Teen Beauty Blogger & YouTube Sensation With Cancer Gets Own Fashion Line
By Samantha Leal | 05/16/2013 - 11:01

Talia Joy Castellano has been creating beauty videos for the past six years, and has risen to become one of the ultimate YouTube beauty stars. The 13-year-old has also been battling terminal cancer for six years. Seen as a beacon of hope and inspiration for many, the young star has had many dreams come true -- including meeting Ellen DeGeneres last year and becoming an honorary Cover Girl. But now, she gets to add one more dream to her accomplished list: fashion designer.


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