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Arizona
David Donovan-Schager

My name is David Donovan-Schager and I live in Gilbert, AZ.  My cancer journey began in 1969 when I was born with a purple mark on my left leg.  The

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California
Sonya “SJ” Jackson

My battle with cancer began in March 2017 at the age of 29 when I discovered a lump in my right breast one morning while getting ready for work. After

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California

My name is Ana Reyes. I am an educator, a friend, a daughter, a sister, and a single mother to two amazing boys. I am also a cancer survivor and

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Pennsylvania
Amy Fuller

My name is Amy Fuller and I GET TO be a Voice of Hope.  Since 1998, I have volunteered as a Relay For Life team participant, team captain and event

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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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Florida
Hannah Groth

Hi!  My name is Hannah Groth and I live in Clearwater, Florida.  I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma on September 1st, 2019 on my fourth day of college at 18

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Massachusetts
Debbie Nickless

I am Debbie Nickless.  I live in Bridgewater, Massachusetts with Mr. Boomer, my rescue cat.   I was first diagnosed with CCL (chronic lymphocytic leukemia) in the 1980s, I was in my early

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Arizona
Lynne Hartke

When breast cancer attempted to silence my voice in 2009, I decided to quit waiting for “someday” and to pursue my dream of becoming a writer.  Surrounded by students who

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California
Mercy Campos

In 1999 I lost my Dad to prostate cancer.  I knew nothing about cancer, but quickly learned to be my dad’s caregiver. In 2004, I moved to Fontana.   Through a

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California
Sandra Coopersmith

The American Cancer Society was my beacon of hope when I was diagnosed with breast cancer in November 1991.  They provided me with valuable information and a Reach to Recovery

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Alabama
Kimberly Johnson

“I had cancer, cancer did not have me!” My name is Kimberly Johnson.  I’m originally from Jacksonville, FL, but have lived in Alabama for all but 12 years of my

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Louisiana
Blair Duthu

My name is Blair Duthu.  I live in Houma, Louisiana with my very supportive husband, Brennan, and two incredible kids, Zachary and Vivian.  I am 40 years old.  I have

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