11-year-old cancer victim inspires Mustard Challenge to raise money for pediatric cancer research

An 11-year-old girl’s battle with cancer and her wish to make sure no other child must fight the disease have inspired a new viral challenge involving mustard.

The Mustard Challenge, started by the No More Kids With Cancer charity, asks participants to eat a spoonful of mustard, share the moment on social media and challenge four friends to take the challenge within 24 hours or make a donation.

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“She was supersmart and was going to conquer the world,” her mom, Amy Summy, told ABC News. “She stood out.”

Source: 11-year-old cancer victim inspires Mustard Challenge to raise money for pediatric cancer research – ABC News

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