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Former Cancer Patient Will Race for Every Child

Monday, September 8, 2014

The Washington Post on Wednesday profiled Matthew Grossman, who survived a brain tumor at age 13 and is now a college graduate pursuing a career in clinical psychology and music therapy. A singer and guitarist, he also performs for the children who are still being treated at Children's National. “I know that power of music is so incredibly important,” he said. “I needed it when I was going through cancer. They need it, too.”A week from today, he will join more than 4,000 other runners and walkers in the second annual Race for Every Child. "I can’t donate a ton of money to the event,” he said. “But what I can provide is attention. That’s what I’m hoping to do by playing guitar, telling my story, and being involved in the race.”Read more about Matthew and get information about the Race for Every Child.