In 2009, Akron Children’s Hospital featured teen athlete Austin Weaver of Rootstown, Ohio, in one of its documentary-style TV commercials. The hospital’s Showers Family Center for Childhood Cancer and Blood Disorders had diagnosed then 13-year-old Austin with a severe type of non-Hodgkin lymphoma (NHL), a cancer of the lymphatic system, which requires high doses of […]
Thank God and thank you all at Children’s Hospital. I have watched this commercial many times and always wondered about him after the commercial. I finally looked and what a great surprise to see that he is doing well. Live well Austin!