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Cancer survivor, 7, donates socks to kids battling cancer: ‘Be confident. Don’t be scared’

"Socks with Stories" have one common tale: All are made by kids fighting cancer

Aryn Diggs was just 2-years-old when she went through surgery and chemotherapy to cure cancer.

The now 7-year-old is giving back in New York City: Her family delivered “Socks With Stories” on Monday at the Morgan Stanley Children’s Hospital in Washington Heights.

For kids fighting cancer, she donated 50 pairs of socks - alll made by kids fighting cancer.

“They’re comfy and designed very well,” said Aryn.

“To know that the designs on the socks are created by children who are going through life battling illnesses is everything,” said Aryn’s mom, Marissa Jacobs.


Resilience Gives donated a pair of socks for every pair of socks purchased.

“I hope that someone looks at me and looks at my family, and says, ‘We can do this too,'” said Jacobs.

Aryn said, “Be confident. Don’t be scared.”