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Fired up to fight cancer

Fired up to fight cancer

When Chicago-area firefighters compete on July 25 in the Cure It Foundation's fourth annual "Fire Up a Cure" fundraiser to benefit the fight against pediatric cancer, they will be representing an organization that makes it possible for children such as Oak Forest resident Jaidlyn Amerio-Nappi to hear the magic words, "It is all gone." A recent scan of Jaidlyn's lungs at Advocate Children's Hospital in Oak Lawn showed the soon-to-be-15-year-old has no sign of the cancer that, a little more than six months ago, was unexpectedly found in the upper lobe of her left lung, her mother, Lea Benoit, said. Benoit said her daughter experienced cold-like symptoms...