By Good News Network Saturday, August 25, 2012
Throughout her toughest years living with cancer, Brittany Booth's dazzling smile has never faded. And now, through the smallest gesture, the gutsy 15-year-old is casting hope and bringing smiles to thousands of Australia's sick children.
At seven months, Brittany was diagnosed with a rare cancer and over the years endured aggressive chemotherapy and radiotherapy.
The girl, who lives near Nowra, has undergone more than 100 invasive procedures - including radical surgery in February - but, through it all, her colorful pillow case helped keep her spirits high.
Today she dedicates her free time to creating bright linens for others who, like her, may be cheered by a happy design on their bed.
She is a finalist in the Child of Courage category for the Pride of Australia Award.
(READ the story in the Herald Sun)
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