When St. Jude saves a child’s life, it makes a lifetime possible. These are the stories of former patients who have forged bold and meaningful lives and careers — adults who took full advantage of the second chances they received as children.
Patient No. 17
Danny Thomas said it would be worth building St. Jude Children's Research Hospital if it saved just one child’s life. He might have been talking about an Arkansas country boy named Dwight Tosh. Tosh was St. Jude patient number 17.
'The Royal Wedding of St. Jude'
Lindsey Wilkerson and Joel Alsup — cancer survivors, co-workers and friends since childhood — were married on the campus of St. Jude, a hospital that didn’t simply heal them but saved their lives and shaped them, in profound ways.