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Sherri runs for Mason

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  • October 12, 2014: Bank of America Chicago Marathon

Sherri runs for Mason

I believe in miracles, and I believe helping others can create miracles.

Sometimes life can be unfair. Things happen to good people that we can not explain. I am a firm believer that everything happens for a reason. We may never know what that reason is, but we have to believe there is a reason. A little boy named Mason Silva came into the world a little over a year ago. He became very ill and has suffered for most of his life. He is battling the beast we call cancer and has endured more than anyone should ever have to endure. His story has had an impact on many people in my community and has touched the hearts of many. Mason continues to fight for his life while his parents, friends, and family pray for a miracle. Although I have never met Baby Mason, his struggles have made a profound effect on me. I pray daily for his health and for his family to find peace. I found myself wondering how I could help. What could I do to help Mason and all the other children who are suffering from this unforgiving disease. So here I am, running the Chicago Marathon in honor of Mason. I believe in miracles, and I believe helping others in their time of need can create miracles! #Masonstrong