Posts by Dewey MacMillen

Penny Howell

Penny Howell, a Survivor since 2012 My name is Kathleen “Penny” Howell.  I was diagnosed with breast cancer in July 2012, underwent surgery and 32 radiation treatments, and have been in remission for 6 years.  I was very fortunate that it was caught in its early stages before it spread.  I am so thankful for…

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Kelly Benson

Kelly Benson, currently in treatment Breast cancer. Not me – it’s not in my family. Everything changed on 1/28/18 when I found “the lump” in my armpit. On 2/2/18, I was diagnosed with breast cancer. I’m a mom of twin boys who are now 8. I work full time. This wasn’t supposed to happen, but…

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Pamela Buselli

Pamela Buselli My name is Pamela Breckenridge Buselli. I am an active flight attendant for Delta Airlines, married ,  and mother of one married son . I am deeply  honored to be part of this important program that recognizes the survivors of Breast Cancer disease and continues to work toward  a cure.   My personal…

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Laura Pedro-Mucci

Laura Pedro Mucci Walking in celebration of her mother, a Survivor since 2005 My experience with Breast Cancer hasn’t been what it has to some of you. I’ve been lucky thus far, but that doesn’t mean it didn’t – doesn’t scare the crap out of me. My Mom was diagnosed with breast cancer 14 years…

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Leslie Ghorbani

Leslie Ghorbani, Survivor since 2017 My name is Leslie Ghorbani and I am a one year cancer survivor. I am 63 years old. I felt like an animal in front of headlights when I learned of my diagnosis. I was feeling healthier than I had been for some time. I was numb and petrified, frozen…

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Lorraine Linehan

Lorraine Linehan, Survivor since 2011 My story began May 16, 2011; ten days before my 47th birthday. Cancer was detected during an annual mammogram screening. In the days and weeks to follow I had one biopsy procedure that lead to another and yet another. The final result: three tumors in one breast and diagnosis of…

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Hope Baldi

Hope Baldi, Survivor since 2013 The Story of Hope – My story At the age of 47, just a week shy of my 48th birthday and after a recent annual visit for a routine mammogram, I received a call that changed my life forever; some concerning areas had been found in my left breast. A…

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Monique Tremblay

Monique Tremblay, Survivor since 2015 Finding a lump in my breast one night completely changed my life. I called my doctor right away. I had a history of fibroadenomas in the past, but for some reason, I knew this was different. The next few days consisted of endless scans, a biopsy and then getting a call…

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Aisling Kyne

Aisling Kyne, Walking in memory of her mother, Ann Kyne (2012.) Intro by Dewey MacMillen (Social Media & Volunteer Coordinator) My name is Aisling Kyne, and I just graduated high school and turned 20 years old in August.  I was born in Galway, Ireland, and I grew up in a loving Irish-Catholic family in South…

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Tobey Eugenio

Tobey Eugenio, Survivor since 2013 I was first diagnosed with breast cancer in June of 2011 at the age of 39.  At that time, it was determined, while we had no family history, that I was BRCA1 positive. I underwent a double mastectomy and chemo treatments with a bilateral oophorectomy in the spring, I had…

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