Archive for August 2016

Jo Poole

Jo Poole, Walking in memory of her mother, Isobel McCleod Clode (1989) Runway for Recovery has been a fantastically positive way to introduce Izzy to great attitudes towards dealing with cancer. The camaraderie, the support and the empowerment that you control your choices reinforce that cancer doesn’t have to be a disaster.

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Meghan Morin

Meghan Morin, Survivor since 2015 The first time I walked in the Runway show was less than a year ago, I have since had more scans and continue to be in remission. As more time passes, I feel more confident that I beat this disease and will continue to be a survivor. It has been…

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Stacy Lamson

Stacy Lamson, Walking in memory of her mother, Jean Lubrano (1998) I walked in 2012 with my sisters and we added “Runway” to the  extraordinary times of celebration of my Mom’s life and the things we do to remember her in big ways. It is August 1st as I write this and today our mother…

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Edie Wilkie

Edie Wilkie, Survivor since 2012 Since my incredible walks on the runway in 2012 and 2013 and becoming a five year survivor this year, I have become very grateful, appreciative and humbled. I have gained awareness and concern for this disease and for the women and men it affects. Walking the runway is a way for me…

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Barbie Wolfenden

Barbie Wolfenden, Survivor since 2004, walking in memory of her daughter, Linda Wolfenden (2010) and her sister, Linda Cohen (2003) and to honor her niece, Emily Cohen  As devastating as it was to lose my younger sister and my only child to breast cancer (and to fight it back twice myself), I have learned that no…

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Lorraine Ward

Lorraine Ward, first diagnosed in 2007, currently in treatment Well, my cancer came roaring back after nine years in treatment, and it’s taken almost a year to find the right protocol to bring it back into control.  But despite planning end-of-life scenarios and my funeral while working hard with my medical team to find a…

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Colleen Van Houten

Colleen Van Houten, Survivor since 2012 and walking in celebration of her mother, Patricia Kevelighan, a Survivor since 1993 I attended the very first Runway to support a best friend. I encouraged more friends to attend the 2nd, 3rd and 4th Runway. I was diagnosed a month before the 5th Runway. I walked in the…

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Tanya Underwood

Tanya Underwood, Walking in memory of her mother, Peggy Underwood (2012) Losing my mom to breast cancer has made me a better mom. It really put into perspective how fragile life is, and how important it is to give love freely and unconditionally while you can. This bitter-sweet realization makes every interaction with my children…

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Beth Dwyer

Beth Dwyer, Walking in memory of her mother, Jean Lubrano (1998) I am one of 4 sister, Lubrano sisters….and a lone brother (who we would love to rangle to model one year). My  sister, Stacey introduced us to R4R when it was still happening in Concord.  This was our first modeling gig. We fell in…

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My Doan

My Doan, Survivor since 2010 Cancer gives you a sobering perspective on life and while it has left my body and mind with both physical and emotional scars, it has opened my eyes to see what’s important and precious in life. It also brought me closer to my friends and family and allowed me to…

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