Cancer: DJ's Story (Video)

Cancer: DJ's Story (Video)

Espanol ButtonDJ, 18, was diagnosed with a type of leukemia when he was 7. Here he talks about how he coped and offers advice on dealing with school, staying motivated, and finding the right way to relax.





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