Photo detail

In this April 13, 2011 photo, Jessica Rees, 12, of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. shows "Joy Jars" she delevoped. Buyers get a t-shirt inside a jar and then fill the jars with "Joy" and pass them on to someone else. The proceeds go to pediatric cancer research. Rees, 12, who started a blog and a Facebook page to raise awareness about child cancer has died of brain tumors. Her family says Jessica died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 after a 10-month battle with cancer. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Ana Venegas)

Stories this photo appears in:

Tease photo

12-year-old girl who blogged cancer fight has died

A Southern California girl who became a nationally recognized face of child cancer with a blog that chronicled her fight against brain tumors has died.


Use the comment form below to begin a discussion about this content.

Please review our Policies and Procedures before registering or commenting

News Tribune - comments