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Biden attends Powell’s memorial service in DC [Video]

Family members, friends and top government officials on Friday remember the life of Colin Powell, a top military official and former secretary of state, in a memorial service at the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C.

With President Joe Biden among those in attendance, Powell’s son Michael described his father as a “great lion with a big heart.”

“(He) left a deep impact on the lives of family and friends, soldiers and sailors, presidents and prime ministers and a generation of aspiring young people,” Michael Powell said. “…my father made a monumental difference. He lived. He lived well.”

Powell died on Oct. 18 at the age of 84 from complications of COVID-19. Though he had been vaccinated against the virus, he was battling multiple myeloma — a blood cancer that breaks down a person’s immune system.

Powell was born in 1937 in New York City. He joined the Army at a young age, eventually rising to the rank of …

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Boy Fighting Leukemia Enjoys Hamburger Dinner With Santa In North Pole CBS Philly [Video]

A 7-year-old Woodland boy diagnosed with leukemia wished to meet Santa Claus and have a hamburger dinner at the North Poleand that wish was granted.

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Seneca Valley Football Teams Draws Inspiration From Athletic Director Diagnosed With Breast Cancer CBS Pittsburgh [Video]

Seneca Valley High School's football team is learning the greatest lessons in life this year.

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My Life with Cancer - Hairy Cell Leukemia [Video]

It's a long video but I had a lot to say today. I put this video together so that others can understand what I've been through. I also put it together for those that have or might be affected by this rare blood cancer. What I've learned through my journey is that you just have to keep going! I say this a lot but I really mean it, thank you everyone for the love and support.Please share or donate to my GoFundMe:https://www.gofundme.com/f/lets-help-andrew-in-the-fight-against-leukemia?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=social&utm_campaign=p_cf+share-flow-1Instagram:https://www.instagram.com/_andrew_cawley_/Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100070819612478Hairy Cell Leukemia Foundation:https://www.hairycellleukemia.org/#HairyCellLeukemia