It was a success.
The Dick Vitale Gala raised more than $2.382 million for pediatric cancer research. The Gala was attended by defensive tackle Devon Still, as well as the parents of Lauren Hill. Hill was honored during the event with a tribute video, chronicling her emotional fight, and her parents were honored during the event.
Still with Hill's parents.
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Lauren Hill, who helped raise over a million dollars for pediatric research, passed away last month. She bravely fought brain cancer while spreading a positive message to help support research.
"She was missed Friday last week at the 10th annual Dick Vitale Gala, but her presence was certainly felt," writes the USA TODAY. "A tribute video played, chronicling her emotional fight, and her parents were honored during the event, which raises money for the
Still also spoke at the event, giving an update on Leah and saying, "What I do is easy. The real warriors are those kids."