Honored Kid

John McElligott

John McElligott Kid Photo


Lockport, IL, US



Date of Diagnosis

September 2003



Treated At

Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital

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My Story

John was very caring, thoughtful, easy going little boy with an electric personality. His personality left a lasting impression on everyone he encountered. John was a child who was mature far beyond his years, there was something that told you this was a special little boy. He loved baseball, Power Rangers, riding his bike, and his two little sisters. Most of all John was courageous, no matter how many tests, how much pain, or chemotherapy endured he never complained, and he never gave up. He wanted to fight and he wanted to beat this. John is an inspiration for us all, to fight and never give up!

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