Her daughter was diagnosed with leukemia at just three months old.

That's what prompted Ali Lazaridis and her family to start The COCO Foundation to help others affected by pediatric cancer.

The foundation is making great strides in our community, and so is the now four-year-old little girl it was named after, Coco.

WFMZ's Eve Tannery welcomed Ali and Coco to 69 News at Sunrise on Wednesday to talk to us more about their mission.

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