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Two years ago, I stood in the Oval Office and watched as the Childhood Cancer STAR Act was signed into law. Observing this historic moment, I thought of the thousands of advocates, organizations, and children who worked tirelessly to support this legislation. From the first roundtable with the Alliance for Childhood Cancer, Coalition Against Childhood Cancer, and other childhood cancer organizations; to the Hill days, with thousands of advocates holding meetings with members of Congress, including the brave children who spoke so eloquently about the urgency of making childhood cancer a national priority; the emails; the calls; and the social media. 

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I thought of the incredible bipartisan support of our Hill champions. Senators Jack Reed, Shelley Moore Capito, Chris Van Hollen, Johnny Isakson, along with…

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