When Grayson Gilbert was in treatment for a rare form of pancreatic cancer, he didn’t doubt for a second that he’d be OK.
In 1995, Gilbert had been diagnosed with a cancer so rare in children that the doctors were entering uncharted territory when prescribing aggressive chemotherapy and surgery.
At 22 years old, the Maryland boy survived so long, that he has proven himself right — and baffled most doctors.
In January he started a charity called Inspirational Medicine, with the goal of connecting ailing children with their heroes, be they athletes, authors or artists.
(READ the story in Towson Patch)