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SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS CANCER STUDENTS TO CONTINUE STUDIES|
The Chou Ta-kuan Foundation began it's Cancer Fighting Wish Scholarship program 19 years ago, and has given funds to over 9,500 students over the years. This year, 19 recipients have been awarded with scholarships to fight cancer while pursuing their dreams.
Diagnosed with terminal brain cancer at age five, Pang Lin is now a freshman in college who can play the guitar and perform singing. He has been on the verge of death several times, a stark contrast to his confident personality now. Today, he and his mother, who also fought her battle with cancer, share their experiences to encourage everyone never to give up on hope.
==CHIU PANG-LIN cancer patient==
The brain cancer was found at the optic nerve of the hindbrain. It was terminal cancer and the optic nerve was squeezed tightly. I could hardly see and might die because of this.
==MRS CHIU mother==
It's not terrifying to get sick. You need to look back and find out why you got cancer. That's why three of us (all my family) got cancer and two are saved.
Pei-yi, who had lymphoma, aspired to become an ambassador. However, she had to drop out of school due to the cancer. She is now in remission and in good health, but she never forgot her childhood dream and is striving for international exchange opportunities.
==CHOU PEI-YI cancer patient==
I think I made an effort to improve my foreign language abilities. For example, I managed to master my language abilities, take part in related activities or enter competitions.
The Chou Ta-Kuan Foundation launched its Cancer Fighting Wish Scholarship to encourage cancer patients to study hard and lead a meaningful life. This year, 19 recipients were awarded scholarships by former President Ma Ying-jeou, who encouraged the young warriors to continue living out their dreams.
TRANSLATED BY：BRYANT CHANG
記者 朱芷儀 陳昌維 台北報導