Danville teenager entertains children with cancer

Ryan Tam, in the storm trooper outfit, is a leukemia survivor. Every year, he makes it to the Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford to entertain patients. (Ronald McDonald House )

A teenager from Danville is using "the force" for good.

On Saturday, Ryan Tam, who is a leukemia survivor, dressed up with his family as Star Wars characters and head to the Lucille Packard Children's Hospital at Stanford.

Ryan, dressed as the storm trooper, survived a cord-blood transplant at the hospital at just a year old.

He's now been cancer free for 13 years.

His goal every year for the past 12 years is to bring hope to other kids battling cancer.
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