ALPHARETTA, Ga. – Cogburn Woods Elementary student Jack Burke has a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis, which can cause the growth of tumors on nerve tissue and affect many parts of the body, including the brain, spinal cord, nerves, skin and other body systems. Burke is undergoing 52 weeks of chemotherapy treatments. To show their support, students and staff wore their Cure NF shirts on Thursdays and Fridays. To learn more about Burke and neurofibromatosis, visit HYPERLINK "http://curenfwithjack.com/" CureNFwithJack.com.
Pictured in the front row is Jack Burke. In the second row, from left, are Brayden Murray, Justin Bradshaw, Samantha Adrianza, Briana Schwartz, Arianna Cheng, Jack Hatcher, Claire Stagl, Jacob Estep and Joseph Estep. In back are Laurie Adkins, Nigil Morris, Sammy Gonzales, Shayaan Kenarah, Leah Rodabaugh, Maggie VanderRoest, Caitlyn Jeffrey, Tvisha Nadgir, Bella LaMarca, Leah Estep, Stacy Bourff and Ismael Gabsi.