Helping Kids Fly Through Cancer Treatment with Music

Founded in 2006, Purple Songs Can Fly is a unique program that provides a musical outlet for the many children being treated for cancer and blood disorders at Texas Children’s Cancer and Hematology Center. 11-year-old Ariana has written two songs with Purple Songs Can Fly. She said the songs helped her get through treatment for Leukemia. One of her songs is about her little sister. Hear the song and watch an interview with Ariana, Purple Songs Can Fly Founder and Executive Director, Anita Kruse, and Dr. ZoAnn Dreyer, Pediatric Hematologist/Oncologist at Texas Children’s Hospital.