Felton 11-year-old gives extra thanks...

Felton 11-year-old gives extra thanks today for being alive

There are 4 comments on the Santa Cruz Sentinel story from Nov 24, 2010, titled Felton 11-year-old gives extra thanks today for being alive. In it, Santa Cruz Sentinel reports that:

When 11-year-old Marissa Shaffer sits down to her vegetarian Thanksgiving dinner today, she'll take a few moments to say thanks for the chance to wake up each day and play soccer or perfect her piano skills.

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Since: Dec 09

Boulder Creek, CA

#1 Nov 24, 2010
So...why is she a vegetarian? What's the connection to leukemia, if any?
Asdf

Redwood City, CA

#2 Nov 24, 2010
Congratulations to you, Marissa! And any info on how to join Team in Training included with the article would be greatly appreciated.
5genSC

Santa Cruz, CA

#3 Nov 24, 2010
Pikadon wrote:
So...why is she a vegetarian? What's the connection to leukemia, if any?
I belive it was the connection to Thanksgiving dinner, which generally features a Turkey. What is the connection with piano plying to Leukemia? They are painting a picture of her life,
Whaletronics

Santa Cruz, CA

#4 Nov 24, 2010
I did not read the story but I think this is a good thing.

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