My Story

Lawrence County

Lawrence County

Diagnosed at age 27

Deceased 2011

I am thankful to God that I have cancer. People look at me strangely when I say that. What it means is this: having this disease has given me a second chance. It has given me the chance to step back from my life and rearrange my priorities. I feel like a different person than I was eight years ago. I feel a little part of my former self in me, but I have been bathed into a new light. And for that, I am thankful. Having cancer saved my life.

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