Julianna Wasiuta will represent Last Mango Boatworks nationally. Image: Cheryl Costello

VIDEO: Childhood Cancer Survivor Becomes National Ambassador for Jimmy Buffett’s Charity

You may remember Last Mango, Jimmy Buffett’s Caribbean-blue-hulled boat, on its cruise down the Chesapeake last summer. Buffett was in town to take in his favorite watersports and to shoot a music video.

Now, there’s another strong local tie for the laid-back entertainer. Buffett’s apparel brand Last Mango Boatworks, which raises money for charity, has chosen an Annapolis teen as a youth ambassador. Julianna Wasiuta is among just nine applicants chosen nationally for the new 12-month program. It’s dedicated to helping others to “See the Good Side,” as Last Mango puts it.

Cheryl Costello talks to Buffett’s longtime captain, a former Annapolitan, and this inspiring 15-year-old. Watch below: