It was after basketball practice in the summer of 2011 that William noticed something was wrong. After many painful tests and spinal taps, William was diagnosed with Ph+ acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Thanks to one of his younger sisters, William received a bone marrow transplant in December 2011 and is currently 4 years in remission. William attends school in Midfield, Alabama. He loves basketball and aspires of becoming an Agricultural Engineer. Despite his hard road to recovery, William enjoys sharing his story in the hopes of motivating and inspiring others battling blood cancer.