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Aleigha Sweet, 11, fights off cancer.

The Kids Surviving Cancer annual Christmas Party at North Side High School, Sunday.

Brightening the season for cancer survivors

Photos by Samuel Hoffman | The Journal Gazette
ABOVE: The North Side Show Choir entertains the crowd at the annual Christmas Party for Kids Surviving Cancer at North Side High School on Sunday. More than 60 kids and their families enjoyed pizza, holiday music and a visit from Santa. To see a video from the party, go to
RIGHT: Aleigha Sweet, 11, a survivor of multiple bouts with cancer, and her father, Tom Sweet, listen to the entertainment at the Christmas Party for Kids Surviving Cancer.