Fairfax County teacher pushes for childhood cancer license plate to bring funding, awareness

WASHINGTON — September is Child Cancer Awareness Month and during the month there is a push to get a special license plate that would help raise money to research childhood cancer.

Seven kids die from cancer every day in the United States, according to a cancer information website, The Truth 365. While the war on childhood cancer rages on, one sad reality is that little money goes to research for pediatric cancer.

Only 4 percent of the National Cancer Institute’s budget goes to kids cancer, The Truth 365 says.

Now there is an effort to get a new license plate that would raise awareness about the fight for children’s lives.

“The license plate, on the bottom is going to say

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