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The Re-Imagined Blog

By Tory Bois | May 3, 2019

Hi there! Welcome to Behind the Curtain – The Runway for Recovery Blog. 2019 has been a big year for Runway – we’ve spent the last few months reimagining everything that our organization does and stands for, in hopes of improving and maximizing the impact we can have on our community.

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Re-Imagining Runway for Recovery

By Alex Hanken | March 1, 2019

For over a decade, I’ve found myself starting a statement with the phrase, “well if I ran Runway full-time…,” referring to plans and ideas that were aspirational for an organization that I began when I was 25-years-old as a “soul project.”

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Penny Howell

By Dewey MacMillen | August 6, 2018

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 the radiologist that didn’t like the look of the lump and talked me into having a biopsy to be better safe than sorry.  Never once did I believe it would be cancer, but when that phone call came much sooner than I expected, I knew…

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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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