Jun 2, 2015

Devon Still and Daughter Leah to be Honored at ESPYs as She FacesMedical Setback


Devon Still and his 5-year-old daughter, Leah Still will be honored at this years ESPY Awards with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award, for their strength throughout Leah's battle with cancer.
"The perseverance that Devon and Leah have shown throughout this unfortunate process is incredibly moving," Connor Schell, senior vice president of ESPN Films said in a statement. "Each day that she fights, her father is by her side, and their love and strength has captivated all of us in the sports world and beyond." 
Leah was diagnosed with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a rare form of pediatric cancer, a year ago today. Earlier this year in March Devon announced Leah's cancer was in remission but last week it was announced her treatment faced a major setback. The cancer returned! 

Leah has now been diagnosed with VOD, a serious diseases that occurred from her stem cell treatment having complications. 


In all, Leah and her dad have stayed strong, hopeful and inspiring. And we're wishing her the best!