Jake Bailey

In 2015 Jake Bailey was diagnosed with stage 4 Burkitt’s Non-Hodgkin’s Lymphoma.

Now in remission, his journey is teaching us all how to live.

The common touch

'The Common Touch' is the incredible story of Christchurch Boys High School head boy Jake Bailey, who was diagnosed with cancer just days before his final graduation. Told without treatment that he would only have 3 weeks to live, Jake delivered a speech that went viral, touched the hearts of millions around the world, and changed his life forever.