Dance Marathon is back in the limelight as tonight marks the 20th Big Event at the University of Iowa.
Taya Melendez loves to dance, and she will get to do so in a sea of lime green tonight.
Six-year-old Kyla Tome is undergoing radiation until March 3 for a brain tumor.
As Dance Marathon approaches its 20th event, memories of years gone by wash over families who've participated for several years.
Gabe Perkins was a 7-year-old boy who loved Star Wars, Cars, and using his imagination.
Mansions on the Moon to headline Dance Marathon.
A full year of work goes into planning the 24-hour long Big Event.
Taylor Krueger, a 12-year-old girl, considers Dance Marathon to be part of her family.
Elementary, junior-high, and high schools participate in mini-Dance Marathons as the Big Event approaches on Friday and Saturday.
Dance Marathon officials are excited to continue their 10-year, $5 million pledge to the new University of Iowa Children's Hospital.
Once cancer-ridden Dance Marathon families stay active with the group after their fights.
While the integrity of the event remains, Dance Marathon alumni look back on the inaugural event.
Leading up to the Big Event, Dance Marathon leaders juggle responsibilities for families, dancers and themselves.
The health-care staff at the University of Iowa Children's Hospital work with families who are winning and losing the childhood cancer battle.