Art Therapy: Helping Kids With Cancer Let It Go -- and Create!

Annika Johnson, age 7, gently brushes back the long, blond hair of Chloe, one of her two best friends, and pulls red-headed Ava close for a photo. These second-graders have been mostly separated since Dec. 1, 2013, when Annika left school to begin seven months of treatment for Wilms tumor, including surgery and chemotherapy. They were among more than 120 185 people -- children with cancer, family members and volunteer artists -- who congregated in Google's cafeteria Sunday for an art workshop hosted by KidsandArt.org....more
I love what Kids And Art is doing. Huge props to Purvi for giving back to this very very special ... more

Announcing the Next BlogHer '14 Keynote Speaker: Actor and Activist Kerry Washington

Imagine me wearing a white Olivia Pope trenchcoat and a fabulous smoky eye as I deliver this awesome news: Kerry Washington, actor, activist, style icon, and mom-to-be, will be joining us at BlogHer '14 to talk about her work, her causes, and the power of her social platform to amplify both....more
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