10/11/2012 04:33 pm ET

High School Student Produces, Promotes Documentary About Childhood Cancer

Emily Good defies the image of a stereotypical “me generation” teen. Not one to shy away from pain or suffering, she pours herself into the middle of it so she can adequately describe to others what it’s like.

For Good, 17, childhood cancer is a monster she battles for those who are in its grip.

At the age of 14, she lost her best friend, Daniela Joel, to the disease. Just a month ago, she lost another best friend, Taylor Filorimo, to the illness.