My mother passed away from breast cancer two years ago this Friday. She was diagnosed at the age of 39 and battled for 4 and a half years before passing at the age of 43. Her cancer was very aggressive and came back somewhere different in the body about every six months. Our cancers were very different, however. There is absolutely no history of cancer in my family prior to my mom. Above is a picture of my mom, myself, and my little brother at Disney world. She was one of the strongest women I know and I can only hope to make as much of a positive impact on people as she did.
At my brother's high school graduation in May of 2010. One of mom's goals was to live long enough to see Hunter graduate high school. She was so proud that day.