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Spreading hope through living

Father-daughter duo focused on building memories while outrunning disease

Updated: July 10, 2013, 5:10 PM ET
By Amy Moore | Special to ESPN.com

Once upon a time, Iram Leon put off having brain surgery to run a marathon.

That's nothing, though, compared to the bravery of letting his 6-year-old daughter, Kiana, paint his toenails a "hideous" shade of green.

"My toenails are always weird from either the running or the paint," Leon said, with an easy laugh.

But if creating a memory for his daughter means toughing it out with painted nails, he's all-in.

A 32-year-old single dad, ...

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