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Ten-year-old Abby Furco loves Harry Potter. She’s read all seven books, as well as the prequel and the sequel.
Abby’s often wondered what schoolhouse she’d be sorted into if she were a student at Hogwarts.
Maybe she’d be placed into Ravenclaw for her smarts, or Hufflepuff because she’s a hard worker. Perhaps she’d find her home in Gryffindor because of her courage.
Abby has had to be brave for as long as she can remember. Diagnosed at 4 years old with Philadelphia-chromosome-positive leukemia, her parents were told she had a 20 percent chance of survival.
With the help of several doctors, family members, friends and the St. Baldrick’s Foundation, Abby beat the odds and today she is cancer-free.
This year she will begin a new journey as a St. Baldrick’s Foundation ambassador — a group of five survivors who share their stories publicly …