Melissa Wiggins is a founding member of Cannonball Kids’ cancer Foundation and mum (mom) to Cannon, who was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma cancer when he was 20 months old. During Cannon’s year and a half of treatments, Melissa saw the horrific effects first-hand. This experience motivated her to spend hundreds of hours researching and learning about the enormous lack of funding and research dedicated to pediatric cancer and effects, such as secondary cancers, that occur as a result of antiquated treatments. Melissa and her husband, Michael Wiggins, founded Cannonball Kids' cancer Foundation on June 16, 2014 with a mission to eradicate kids' cancer.Melissa is a native of Scotland and attended the country's most prestigious schools including University of Glasgow and University of Edinburgh, where she earned her law degree and diploma in Legal Practice. She worked as a commercial litigation solicitor (attorney) in her country's capital of Edinburgh prior to moving to Orlando, Florida in 2010. Her legal training, court experience and background in advocacy serves her well as she represents Cannonball Kids' cancer Foundation as an advocate and educator.
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