Archive for September 2016

Hannah Thompson

Hannah Thompson, walking in celebration of her mother, Annemarie Thompson (Survivor since 2007) Turning the Corner by Hannah Thompson When you hear the words Breast Cancer, there is an immediate negative connotation. A connotation evolving from a terrible sickness that can bring a shadow over many people, directly affected or not. My mother was diagnosed…

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Kathleen Keeley

Kathleen Keeley, Survivor since 2012 From the moment I sat down in hair and makeup to the last hug of the night I felt surrounded by love. I’m incredibly thankful to be part of the Runway family.

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Stella Kakavouli

Stella Kakavouli, Survivor since 2009 It is amazing how such a sad and devastating thing, like a breast cancer experience, can be turned into a celebration of life and a opportunity for positive thinking for us who are lucky enough to be around, when at the same time we remember and honor those who are…

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Amy Field

Amy Field, Survivor first diagnosed in 2009   Runway has provided me…”us” – with a platform to share our stories in a safe, empowering, and beautiful way. Runway for Recovery exemplifies, in such a unique way, the strength of women, motherhood, friendship, and community. My life was, my children’s lives, we’re touched Thursday night in a…

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Angel Santos Burres

Angel Santos Burres, Survivor since 2012 When I look at old pictures of myself, I sometimes think about what cancer took from me: innocence, a sense of immortality, faith in my future, trust in my health.  When I look at the pictures from Runway, I think about what cancer has given me: resilience, community, joie…

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Caitlin MacMillen

Caitlin MacMillen, Walking in memory of her aunt, Candace Williams MacMillen Achtmeyer (2001) Why I walk: THE VILLAGE. It all starts when a small group of inspired people brainstorm the event each year, then the community pitches in with auction items, with clothes & makeup for models to wear, they throw in beverages and food…

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Erin Hackman

Erin Hackman, First diagnosed in 2011, currently in treatment  To all of you out there, I am a SURVIVOR…….and a mother, sister, daughter, friend, wife, one of you! I’m doing what I can to give the world, and others, the best of what I have to give.  Who am I personally?  Well, my proudest accomplishment…

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Susan Gally

Susan Gally, Survivor since 2015 I attended my first Runway for Recovery in 2011.  In 2014, I was diagnosed with breast cancer.  I never dreamed it could be me, yet I found great inspiration and support from having watched the amazing women and their families in previous Runway for Recovery shows.  I am grateful for…

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Elizabeth Silverman

Elizabeth Silverman, Survivor since 2013 We can’t choose what happens to us, but we can chose how we will react to it.”  Those were the words I told my kids when I was first diagnosed with breast cancer.  And we have taken them to heart by using this ordeal as a reason to find more…

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Erin Leary

Erin Leary, Survivor since 2014 Getting a breast cancer diagnosis at age 28 was shocking to say the least. As a nurse, I thrive on caring for and supporting others during such uncertain times. I was so fortunate though to have so many kind people reach out to me and show there support during diagnosis, surgery,…

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