What do residents of a small Kansas town, 15,000 Facebook users, and Channing Tatum have in common? They're all helping a terminally ill teen check off the 48 things she has on her bucket list.
Since doctors found a tumor in her brain In July 2012, Alisa Finley, now 18, has been undergoing treatment for the Stage 4 glioblastoma. Sadly, doctors have exhausted all of their options trying to shrink the cancerous growth and Alisa, who lives in Colby, Kansas, (population: 5,600), is now in Hospice care. But Alisa is still determined to accomplish a lot in the time she has left, so she's put together a bucket list and, with the help of thousands, she's been ticking off one item at a time.
The 48 things that Alisa hopes to do (and has done, in some cases) range from the easy – paying for something entirely in pennies or driving around all day blasting music, for example – to the trickier, like traveling to Europe, Australia, and all 50 states. And then there are a few that seemed nearly