Remembering Ana, A Child Who Died of Cancer

A version of this article first appeared in the Washington Post. Republished with permission.

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Ana in a selfie at age 14. (Photo courtesy of Jacqueline Dooley)
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Ana’s urn —(Photo by Jacqueline Dooley)
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A plaque honoring Ana in a park in New York. (Photo by Jacqueline Dooley)
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Ana’s memorial gazebo at Woodstock Day School. (Photo by Jacqueline Dooley)
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Portrait of Ana in oil by Chloe Mosbacher (Ana’s cousin)

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