Tag: Breast Cancer

Still Waters…

It is not the first drop in the bucket that makes it overflow. Life can work in a very similar way. The pieces may be manageable, but the totality is much more difficult. Michelle Henderson was diagnosed with breast cancer in March 2016. She had always been the strong one in her family.  She cried

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Out Running Cancer…

“I couldn’t out run, out swim, or out ride cancer – it still found me.” Was Cindy’s comment about being diagnosed in 2014 with triple negative breast cancer. Cindy is a tri-athlete. For everything our heads tell us about cancer not discriminating, our hearts tell us a triathlete should be immune. Still the truth is,

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Empowering Our Team…

On February 17, 2018, Liz Fenton and her sons participated in the 2nd annual Kay Yow Cancer Fund Celebration Run/Walk. Wearing a pink cowboy hat that was given to all of the survivors in attendance, Liz ran the 4K route, doing her best to keep up with her sons.  Liz crossed the line with her

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The Untold Stories…

The stories of survival are all important. Piece by piece we learn how to fight, how to find life, how to construct hope. Inevitably there are aspects of each story that stand out. The first thing that stands out in the story of Jazz Perazic is that she admits she took gambles with her health.

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Shining Through…

Her voice is strong. It is the sort of strong that comes from a deep trust, a trust that is grounded in faith. But it is not just her voice that is strong. When she was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in May 2017, Brenda Yates had the myriad of emotions that come with

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Quality of Life…

Pam and Richard Sykes value quality of life. For four decades of young men, they were quality of life. We talk a lot about the importance of raising money for cancer research. Yes, it is very important. In fact, it is critical to being able to eventually eliminate cancer. Without money for research, cancer will

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Unedited…

It might seem like a simple thing. Perhaps even an easy thing. When you break it down, it is not simple or easy, but it is so important. “Please don’t edit for me.” That was Kathy Brawn’s biggest request of her group of 18-22-year-old soccer players at Colgate University. Kathy is a coach. Her sport

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Survivor Strong…

Sometimes the hardest thing about being strong, is being weak. That was the case for Rachelle Jones. Rachelle is one of those strong people. She defines herself in many ways. Christian. Mother of two. Collegiate women’s basketball official. Former athlete. Picture of health. Super woman. Cancer survivor. But never weak. Always strong. When she found

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