At Age 10, Markell Beat Cancer. Four Years Later, He’s Giving You Nothing But Hope.

With chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery, Markell won. Today, it’s in his lower spine, he’s lost a leg…and he’s still choosing joy.

Four years ago, Markell was an inspiration at St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital – known as “Mr. Hollywood,” he had an unstoppable spirit in the face of the bone cancer (osteosarcoma) that had started to metastasize in his leg. With chemotherapy, radiation, and surgery, Markell won. Today, it’s in his lower spine, he’s lost a leg…and he’s still choosing joy.