Trey Jordan, 15, quietly sits on the train across from his friend, Jaylon Parker, 15. They were joined by Trey's mother, Chanda Hankins of Kansas City, Mo., and his sister, Jayda, 6, for the first annual National Children's Cancer Awareness Day Saturday.
Lane Cunningham, 3, stares out the window of the train. Cunningham is in remission. He was diagnosed with neurblastoma cancer when he was just eight-and-a-half months old. His mother, Kara Cunningham, Baldwin, organized the train ride in Baldwin City for the first annual National Childhood Cancer Awareness Day.
Jessica Reker, Ottawa, holds her niece Brodi Diehl, 1, on the Midland Railway train Saturday as part of the National Childhood Cancer Awareness event.
About 200 families boarded the Midland Railway train Saturday evening.
Children watch as some gold balloons are released Saturday after a 30 minute train ride in Baldwin City. The balloons were released to honor children victims and survivors of cancer.
Russ Christian of Lee's Summit, Mo., holds his son Ryan, 15 months, as they anticipate the balloon release.
Lane Cunningham, 3, also known as "Super Lane" to his family for his battle with neuroblastoma cancer. He is currently in remission.
Approximately 200 people from the greater Kansas City release gold balloons Saturday evening in Baldwin City to honor children who have survived or died from cancer. People boarded a train at Midland Railway in Baldwin City and released the balloons on a train stop to recognize the first annual National Childhood Cancer Awareness Day.