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Kelly Benson

By Dewey MacMillen | July 30, 2018

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 it did. But now,  I’m cancer free. I had a mastectomy and 14 lymph nodes removed on 3/2/18. The surgery was a success! I was ready to start chemotherapy 2 weeks later, then got the best news of this journey – I didn’t need chemo!…

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Pamela Buselli

By Dewey MacMillen | July 23, 2018

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 story began on my 60th birthday (September 12th)  three years ago  when I was diagnosed with early stage invasive breast cancer following a routine annual mammogram. Our family had previously prepared for a trip to  a small fishing village in Sicily to celebrate the birthday…

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Laura Pedro-Mucci

By Dewey MacMillen | July 16, 2018

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 ago and had her last chemo treatment 13 years ago this Halloween. She is healthy and thriving, thank god. I was 20 at the time and my younger sister was just 11. When you’re that young you immediately expect the worst and I couldn’t imagine…

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Leslie Ghorbani

By Dewey MacMillen | July 2, 2018

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 in that moment. Gratefully, my family was my rock providing unwavering and loving support. My daughter flew home before my second surgery and spent a week devoted to me. I’m a believer life happens for a reason; constant in change. Seven years ago, we proudly…

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Lorraine Linehan

By Dewey MacMillen | June 25, 2018

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 Invasive Ductal Carcinoma …. Yikes! Those three words rang in my mind over and over. The knot in my stomach tightened at the thought of having to share this information with my husband, son, siblings, family members and close friends. I vividly remember being very…

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