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 is being the mother of five amazing kids and being married to my best friend for 24 years now. I am a nurse, but have been home working since my oldest was young. My kids range from 6yrs to 21yrs old, thats 1st grade to…Read More »
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 Olivia’s amazing vision and her tireless dedication to create an event that supports families impacted by breast cancer. I am walking to honor those who have helped me, those who have fought the battle and those who might one day need strength and support.Read More »
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 joy (have more dance parties, skip school once in a while, watch more sunsets) and to help others who who come behind us on the breast cancer path. Runway has been such a special part of this commitment. It has given us a community of…Read More »
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, chemo and radiation. I will remember every thoughtful text, card, care package, and phone call. I am not only grateful for my friends and family, but the acquaintances and even strangers who were so kind to reach out.Read More »
Courtney Camps, Walking in celebration of her mother, Ellen Quinlan (currently in treatment) My mom and I walk as she continues to battle this disease today. We take courage from our family and friends to take everyday as it comes, recognizing strength is earned not handed out, positive thoughts bring positive results. We are grateful for those who share good energy with us both everyday.Read More »
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