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Nick Cannon says he’s ‘turning pain into purpose’ after son Zane’s death, talks to new foundation (EXCLUSIVE)

Nick Cannon is opening up about his new Pediatric Cancer Foundation, created in honor of his son, Jane, who died of brain cancer in December.

“I’m a true believer in turning your pain into purpose,” Cannon exclusively told ET at the Los Angeles stop of his Wild N Out Rap Battle Tour. “I just wanted to spread that light to know how much happiness he brings to our family.”

Kennan announced the Zen Light Foundation with his son’s mother Alyssa Scott on Friday, the day after Zane’s first birthday. Its mission is to “promote hope, bereavement, and global excellence in pediatric health care for children and children in need.”

Canon hopes the foundation will help ease the pain of families in situations like his.

“I hope that the foundation’s work will be able to help other families going through similar circumstances,” he said. “Even research for pediatric cancer, so people don’t have to go through it. I was like, ‘This is a perfect opportunity. We can take everything we’ve done and spread the light. can.”

On Friday, Cannon and Scott attended “a beautiful lighting ceremony to honor the life of an angel” to commemorate the foundation’s launch. She also thanked the Children’s Hospital of Orange County on Instagram for helping with the opening ceremony.

“Can’t wait for next year where our lighting gala will continue [to] Grow to Help Find a Pediatric Cure [c]Anser, with further research and help to comfort more families during difficult times,” Cannon wrote.

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