Peter Powerhouse Summary

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The article “‘Peter Powerhouse’ is changing the world for children with cancer” published by the Philadelphia Inquired dated 9/17/15, inspires readers with the trials and accomplishments of Peter Zucca, a 12-year-old boy cancer patient. He’s raised money for children who are diagnosed with cancer who are in need. Cancer struck Peter even before his first birthday. When Peter was diagnosed for cancer, one of the side effects of his cancer treatment was his loss of hearing. He claims that one of his chemo drugs where ototoxic, or the medicine that affected his way of hearing. He’s also lost his throwing arm to the similar tumor that affected Peter’s leg. When it was Christmas Eve 2003 Peter’s parents, Dennis and Dawn Zucca, was informed

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