The moment Aaron left the office, Angela noticed an immediate change in her son. "We got in the car," she says. "He was grinning from ear to ear."

On the ride home, Aaron made a shopping list and named his company DoughJangles. A week later, Aaron returned to Dr. Corder's office with a tray of cookies and a list of how he spent her $20.

Since that appointment, Aaron and Angela have been baking cookies, selling them to friends and Jeff's co-workers. Aaron even pays his big brother, Bryce, $2 a day for helping. A portion of DoughJangles' proceeds go back to the charities that helped Eric when he was sick. "Donating to the charities that helped my brother, it made me feel good about myself," he says.

Aaron says he thinks about his brother with every cookie he makes. "I think he would be proud of me," he says. "I think he'd be happy that I didn't just give up."


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