To some, Rice-Brading seems a normal, sports-mad 18 year old boy, attending school, playing cricket three times a week after school and on Saturdays. He will still be sitting HSC later this year.
Cooper, however, has been diagnosed with the rare cancer sarcoma, and attends treatment three times a week at Chris O’Brien Lifehouse. Also unlike most teenaged boys, he is launching his own foundation to raise funds for sarcoma research at Lifehouse here: http://www.crbf.org.au/coming-out-the-other-side
Read his story in the AFR by clicking on this link: