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Texas

Texas
Lori Candrian

Hello!  My name is Lori Candrian.  I am a mental health counselor and I have a long history with Relay For Life and raising funds for the American Cancer Society. 

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Michelle Berndt

Michelle Berndt lives in Midlothian, Texas with her husband, Dr. Stephen Berndt.  They have two children, Grayce and Tristan.  Michelle prays daily a cure will be found so that her children

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Kimberly Dillard

My name is Kimberly Dillard.  I live in Livingston, Texas with my husband Raymond.  We have two grown children and four amazing grandkids.  Our grandkids absolutely fill our hearts with

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Val Reeves

I am Val Reeves from Katy, Texas.  I am a wife, a mom, a VeeVee, and a retired teacher.  I became involved in Relay For Life about twenty years ago

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Karen Nugent

My name is Karen Nugent.  I live in Galveston, Texas with my dog, Bailey.  Even though I live in a different city from my parents and brothers, we are a

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Nancy Neel

My name is Nancy Neel from Silsbee, Texas.  I have been involved with Relay for over 25 years.  I’m the State Lead Ambassador for the American Cancer Society Cancer Action

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Lauren Miller

My name is Lauren Miller. I live Houston, Texas.  Cancer saved my life.  You don’t hear that often, but it is absolutely true.  During college I turned to drugs as

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Debbie McDonald

My  name is Debbie McDonald.  I live in Alvin, Texas with my husband, Lou.  We have 2 adult children and 6 grandchildren.  Family time is important to us.  We are

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Ginger Freeze

At the age of 47, Ginger Freeze learned she had breast cancer.  A lumpectomy, chemotherapy and radiation followed.  Eighteen years later a routine mammogram revealed breast cancer again.  This time the

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Dodi Emmons

My name is Dodi Emmons.   I live in Washington, Texas with my darling husband, John.  We have been married to for 27 years.  We have 6 children and 8 grandchildren

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Nancy Drexler

At the age of 49, Nancy Drexler learned she had breast cancer.  While living and working in Austin, Texas she had an annual mammogram which was negative.  Then eight months

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Cynthia Dickson

Cynthia Dickson lives in Bastrop, Texas.  She is married to Greg.  Both are avid Texas Longhorn fans.  On game days, you will always find Cynthia sporting a burnt orange shirt.

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