Just a couple of hours away from Lubbock in Portales, New Mexico is a family who experienced the healing work done at St. Jude Children's Research Hospital. Listen as they share the story of their son Lance who has battled cancer and won. Lance is 8 years cancer free.

Lance was 8 years old when he was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in his left leg. Family, friends and research led them to St. Jude Children's Hospital.

With a referral from their physician they were able to fly to St. Jude in Memphis. "The minute we walked in the hospital I knew we were in the right place." Lance's mother Carol shared.

Lance is a success story. A special prosthesis has allowed him to grow with it in place in his leg. Lance is active in school and a great student.

Lance shares that St. Jude is "The best children's cancer research facility and hospital there is...it's not a place you want to go but it's the best place you can go." he said.

Lance is returning to St. Jude this week for additional surgery for a permanent prosthesis.

The work at St. Jude Children's Hospital is made possible by Partners In Hope like you. Support this vital work during the month of February at Alon 7 Eleven Stores in Lubbock. For every gallon of gas you pump they donate a penny to St. Jude. With as little as a $1 donation to St. Jude you get a free Slurpee this month as well.

Thanks to everyone who became partners in hope during our Alon 7 Eleven St. Jude Radiothon February 2nd and 3rd on Lonestar 99.5. The phone number 1-800-795-1800 is open through Sunday February 5th for you to donate and become a Partner In Hope with a simple $20 monthly donation on your credit or debit card. Our Radiothon raised more than $24,000 so far here in Lubbock thanks to your generous donations.