Kelly Benson Last surgery in Oct. 2019First year walking: 2018 What’s getting her through this time: Routine! Routine that must include physical exercise of some sort- from virtual Zumba classes to outside play for the children and even googling “kid workouts”! Getting outside as much as possible including biking, hiking and and walks. Zooming with friends…

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My Doan Survivor since 2010First year walking: 2010 Favorite Quote: “Nothing is OK. So it’s OK” & “This too shall pass.”  What’s getting her through this time: My saint of a husband! We’re both still working full-time while managing the TLC of our girls (soon to be 3 year old and 18 month old). Without…

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A mental health therapist and life coach, Sarah Gean is adept at delivering and working through difficult news. When it came to telling her own children about her breast cancer diagnosis however, Sarah was at a loss.

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Earlier this week, I sent our models a special video message, and today, I emailed one out to our community of donors and supporters to let them know about our plans for The Runway Show this October. Simply stated, we are forgoing in-person events until we are sure that we can keep our community safe.

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Kelly Cassier is no stranger to medical isolation. She technically has been in some form of quarantine since 2017, when she was diagnosed with breast cancer and began treatment. Her diagnosis was not a total surprise, as Kelly’s mother, sister, aunt and cousin are all breast cancer survivors. Kelly was only 20 years old when her mother received her diagnosis and at the time, genetic testing was of little prominence.

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To know Stacey Fusco is to know Mildred Ellen. The two were by each others side for nearly all of winter/spring 2018. After Stacey noticed a lump under her arm the size of a marble in October of 2018, she received news from her doctor that she had early stage breast cancer.

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“We do cancer well” Robyn Stewart says softly. It’s a poignant and well earned statement: Robyn is a three time cancer survivor and in the same breath classifies herself a warrior since 2006. It was in 2006 that Robyn received her first diagnosis of breast cancer at the age of 33.

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I also know that I’ve survived some pretty bad loss, and I am ok. I know a lot of others who are similar. When you can accept what you can control and what you can’t, and when you can lean on others for support, you can get through a lot.

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