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Bold youth of Sudbury demonstrate “genius, power and magic” in cancer-fighting fundraiser

Bold youth of Sudbury demonstrate “genius, power and magic” in cancer-fighting fundraiser

Bold youth of Sudbury demonstrate “genius, power and magic” in cancer-fighting fundraiser

SUDBURY, ON — Carrying a torch for 20 years would be a burden for many, but for the students of Lockerby Composite School, it is an honour they do not take lightly. When an eight-year old student Laura Cotesta was first diagnosed with a spinal cord tumour, there were no services for children with cancer in Sudbury, forcing her to travel to Toronto for her treatments. Laura’s cancer returned five times. Years later, as a secondary school student at Lockerby Composite School, Laura decided to think of her illness as an opportunity to take action and launched the Kids Caring for Kids Cancer Drive, a door-to-door fundraising effort to help...

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