Celebs give 'thumbs up' for cancer patient
September 25th, 2012
10:31 AM ET

Celebs give 'thumbs up' for cancer patient

In 2010, Lane Goodman was diagnosed with stage IV rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare cancer that affects about 350 children in the United States each year.

The now 13-year-old boy has relapsed twice since then and the cancer has spread to his brain, according to a Facebook page set up in his name.

Photos of the brave boy smiling from the hospital, giving a thumbs up to the camera, have prompted an outpouring of support, and celebrities – from country star Rodney Atkins to Anderson Cooper – are now joining in the viral movement.

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soundoff (6 Responses)
  1. Katie

    He actually just recently passed away, Like maybe a week ago. And his name was Lane Goodwin not goodman.

    October 24, 2012 at 8:46 pm | Report abuse |
  2. Lori

    Thoughts and prayers for a speedy recovery! Get better soon :- )

    September 25, 2012 at 2:12 pm | Report abuse |
  3. Lynda

    praying for you little guy 🙂

    September 25, 2012 at 11:44 am | Report abuse |
  4. BounceIt

    hope he'll be ok

    September 25, 2012 at 11:00 am | Report abuse |
  5. five finger death punch

    Sad news 😦 ... God bless you little man. Damn that made me sad.

    September 25, 2012 at 10:42 am | Report abuse |
  6. Chirelle

    YAAAAAAY ! Hope he gets better soooon !

    September 25, 2012 at 10:36 am | Report abuse |

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