Donors applaud as
St. Jude announces gene therapy cure for babies with X-linked severe combined immunodeficiency.
At 31, Sean Kenney is a veteran aid worker, helping refugees and migrants in Lebanon. His compassion stems from the hardships he faced after having a brain tumor at age 3.
St. Jude opened in 1962, Danny Thomas vowed the hospital would treat patients regardless of race, religion or ability to pay. In 1968, Dr. Rudolph Jackson became the first black doctor at