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Meet Our Hero, Sofia

Mar 27, 2021 | Hero

HOMETOWN: GERING, NE

DIAGNOSIS: GLIOBLASTOMA

DATE OF DIAGNOSIS: 2018

CURRENT STATUS: BECAME AN ANGEL IN 2020

Sofia Canchola was a beautiful young lady from Gering, Nebraska. She was a New Year’s baby, born in 2003 and loved to spend her summer days at the pool in her hometown and wear her hair in braids. She was also an avid running and dreamed of being an entomologist when she grew up. Unfortunately, Sofia was diagnosed with brain cancer in early 2018. She fought bravely for two and half years before passing away. She will be remembered by all who knew her laughter and joyful personality. To read Sofia’s obituary, click here

To make a donation to fund child brain cancer research in memory of Sofia and her fight, click the red donate button at the top of the page.