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Voices Against Brain Cancer Commends 18-Year-Old Brain Cancer Patient for His Positive Outlook and Will to Live
Date:11/9/2013

just wanted to get the crowd going."

Cook’s positivity is not only infectious on the field but off the field as well. He makes the morning announcements every day, including personal inspirational messages that he wants to share with faculty and students. He also was appointed to the Associated Student Body (ASB) by his fellow peers. Despite all of the hardship the tumor has brought into his life, Cooks is actually grateful for it. “There are two things that I’m very thankful for – Decatur High School and my tumor,” he says. “I feel loved at Decatur and it makes me happy, and the tumor has taught me that tomorrow is not a promise and you have to embrace every day.”

Michael Klipper, Chairman of Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, says Cooks’s positivity is an inspiration to all who hear his story. “Cooks received the terrible news at a young age when he had his entire life ahead of him,” he says. “Instead of being discouraged, he has made the absolute best of his situation. His perseverance is not only an inspiration to the brain cancer community but to everyone who comes across his amazing journey.”

VABC has a wide variety of initiatives in place for brain cancer research, awareness and support. The organization’s research grants fund cutting-edge research programs that will have a monumental impact on the diagnosis and treatment of brain cancer. VABC currently funds research at several esteemed institutions such as Brookhaven National Laboratory, Cleveland Clinic, Columbia, Cornell, Duke, Harvard, Johns Hopkins, Memorial Sloan-Kettering and Yale, to name a few.

VABC's mission is to find a cure for brain cancer by advancing scientific research, increasing awareness within the medical community and supporting patients, their families and caregivers afflicted with this de
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