WNCNNC teen seeking transplant finds relief in cartoons, August 2015

“A pen and some markers are the instruments a local boy is using to help overcome — or at least temporarily forget — his health problems. Paris Sharper-Cherry is an 18-year-old aspiring cartoonist who hasn’t let his health concerns slow his passion for art.”

“His imagination is incredible,” said Steve Barr, a professional cartoonist who met Sharper-Cherry at Duke University Hospital a few months ago.

“Sharper-Cherry was a patient and is waiting now for a kidney transplant. Barr, who lives in Columbus in the western part of the state, visited as part of his regular volunteering at hospitals.”

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