Erik Rees


Jessie’s Legacy Continues To Spread Joy, Hope To Thousands

Jessie Joy Rees is the little girl who inspired so many others with her amazing spirit, even as she battled brain cancer. Now her legacy lives on through others, who continue to spread her message of joy, hope, and love.


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Thousands Gather To Remember 12-Year-Old Jessie Joy Rees

Thousands gathered at Saddleback Church Wednesday night to remember a 12-year-old cancer patient who brought joy to others until she lost her battle with the disease last week.

CBS2 / KCAL9–01/12/2012


Girl Who Spread Joy And Hope To Thousands Loses Battle With Brain Cancer

Jessie Rees, whose wish was to spread joy and encourage kids battling cancer to “Never Ever Give Up” (NEGU), lost her own fight with the disease Thursday.


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Girl Faces Cancer With Courage, Hope And Unyielding Love

Twelve-year-old Jessie Rees is fighting cancer, but she is not thinking about herself. Instead she is spreading happiness and hope to other children with cancer through her JoyJars.


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Girl Spreads Joy To Others While Battling Cancer

A loving couple, three beautiful kids and a faith as strong as any family can have — that, in words, describes the Rees family.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/18/2011