After Cancer, A Dream Came True

While undergoing grueling chemotherapy and radiation treatments for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, a form of cancer, Linda Cifuentes discovered an inner talent....

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    Ivanka Trump (left) and Linda Cifuentes (right).
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    “Linda, you are an enormously talented girl with a very bright future,” said Ivanka Trump as they wore each other’s designs and posed for photos.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Linda Cifuentes wearing jewelry when she was 7 years old.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    The Cifuentes Family.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Linda and her sisters before the cancer.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    While undergoing grueling chemotherapy and radiation treatments, Linda discovered a passion, an inner talent that brought light during the aggressive procedures.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Linda at the hospital.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Linda during treatment.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Linda at the Make-A-Wish fundraiser.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Linda's piece donated to Make-A-Wish fundraiser.
    Courtesy of Make A Wish
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    Linda posing with the piece donated to Make-A-Wish fundraiser.
    Courtesy of Make A Wish
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    Linda wearing the earrings and necklace she named "Strength in Layers", that has a starting bid value of $36,000.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Linda in front of the luxurious Ivanka Trump Boutique in SoHo.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Linda at the Jewelers' Circular Keystone (JCK), a massive jewelry show in Las Vegas.
    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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    Courtesy of Oscar Cifuentes
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