The beads on Lily Johnson’s necklaces mark different medical treatments she has undergone.
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Childhood cancer: Inlet girl measures leukemia’s impact bead after bead
The beads on her necklaces tell the story of 7-year-old Lily Johnson’s life. Yellows represent hospital stays. Whites are for chemotherapy sessions. Greens tabulate the tests and x-rays she undergoes. Reds count the blood transfusions.