CENTRAL FLORIDA - 9 Family Connection went inside the partnership between a refuge for children battling cancer and a teenager who left her mark before she lost her fight.
Her legacy continues in a new resource center helping other families battling the disease.
Her energy was captivating and her will to fight cancer was remarkable.
"I got the chills, fever; I was not doing good," Castellano said.
Talia Castellano lost her battle against neuroblastoma this summer, but her memory keeps the fight going for others.
"Her legacy and her name will continue through all the great work she has done," Talia's mother said.
Talia's mother got a first look at her daughter's legacy: a new home for Base Camp, a central Florida organization
Talia raised $125,000 to renovate the
"This wonderful child caught us up in her greatness and took us to whole new heights," said Terry Jones, founder of Base Camp.
Now Base Camp can do more than deliver meals during treatment as they did for Talia. They can now serve as a resource center.
And just as she was surprised when her room was made
And Talia's passion for glamour will soon adorn the walls and inspire other girls to use their outer beauty to help fuel their inner strength.
To mark what would have been Talia's 14th birthday this
It's open to the public and already 1,000 people have confirmed.
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