‘Something They’ll Remember’

Young Cancer Survivor Gets A Big Surprise From Fellow Patient

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Posted: May 7, 2013

Jay Strawderman (right), 58, a Rockingham County man who has been diagnosed with cancer, is donating $5,000 to cancer survivor Alex Adams (left), 4, and his family. The gift will fund a trip to Disney World for Alex, his parents Amanda Simmons and Brian Adams of Franklin, W.Va., and brother Zander. “We’re just very appreciative, very thankful,” for Strawderman’s gift, said Simmons. (Photo by Nikki Fox / DN-R)
HARRISONBURG — Four-year-old Alex Adams is more familiar than he should be with the University of Virginia Medical Center.

The young cancer survivor does not know the scientific words for the…


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