Entire School Puts On Epic Performance for Student Fighting Cancer
This video will put a smile on your face.
Brittany Richardson, a 16-year-old from New Haven, Illinois, was recently diagnosed with spindle cell sarcoma, according to her Facebook page. A sarcoma is a rare type of cancer that develops from either bone or soft tissues like fat, muscle and nerves, according to Cancer.org.
Brittany is currently undergoing chemotherapy. To raise her morale, her teachers and peers at Gallatin County School in Junction, Illinois, decided to do something special for her, according to Right This Minute.
The school organized and filmed a lip sync to Katy Perry’s song, “Roar,” in which they sported encouraging signs and Brittany’s favorite colors — purple and lime green. The video was made in one continuous shot and filmed at the school, according to the YouTube description.
Check out the lip dub in the video below:
“I was shaking when I first saw it. I was so happy,” Brittany told Right This Minute. “I feel like ‘thank you’ is not a strong enough word.”
Recently, Brittany and her family had some good news to share — she had a CT scan with encouraging results. There were no new tumors in her lungs, and some of the existing ones had shrunk, according to her Facebook page.
To keep up with Brittany and her battle against cancer, visit her Facebook page.