EXCITED—Above, getting busy at the 2014 New York Dance Marathon to raise funds for a childhood cancer foundation. Right, university student Alexa Yarnell with cancer patient Gabby.
When Alexa Yarnell left Oak Park two years ago to attend college at New York University, she was set to major in biology, but her career path and outlook on life underwent a change after she learned about the struggles of a 7-year-old girl stricken with cancer.
In 2012, Yarnell’s sorority, Alpha Epsilon Ph...
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