Anna Michelle Collar was born August 26, 1980 in Powell, Wyoming and grew up in Darrouzett, Texas. Anna had a passion for life and a smile that lit up any room she entered. Her friends and family remember her as always going out of her way to help others. She was diagnosed with leukemia on October 14, 2004 and lost her battle on December 22, 2004.
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Bow Tie was personally designed by Dhani Jones & his lifelong friend, Kunta Littlejohn. It was Kunta's battle with cancer that lead to Dhani putting on a Bow Tie in the first place.