Most people struggle to find the right words when someone is facing a serious medical issue, enter Emily McDowell, young adult survivor creator and founder of Emily McDowell Studios and genius behind cancer empathy cards. Emily created her now famous empathy cards in response to the loneliness and isolation she felt during her cancer treatment, when many of her close friends and family members disappeared because they didn’t know what to say, or said the absolute wrong thing without realizing it. In the Survivor Spotlight, we welcome young adult survivor and conqueror of the seven Wonders of the World Megan Sullivan.