Name: Carleigh Van Cleve
Dance Studio: Rising Stars Dance Center, Illinois
Why Carleigh is a voice for children fighting cancer:

I am a voice for children fighting cancer because my little cousin had cancer and it was the saddest time of my life. Seeing her always in pain, and always sad; she couldn’t dance or play like the other kids. I want to be able to tell other children that it’s okay to not be okay. It’s okay if your fighting this hard battle, and just know that everyone loves you and cares about you!