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For the past 3 months I've been in and out of the hospital with my mother. Her diagnosis, Lung Cancer.
My mother raised me as a single mom, something only a strong woman can do, and she's showed her strength again as she fights this disease.
Despite her strength, for me it's been the scariest time of my life. Confusion, anger, and sadness have all balled together and been the overwhelming feelings for the past 3 months.
I've decided to try and change that driving force as my mother continues her treatment, and her fight.
As a way to honor my mother in her fight against cancer I'd like to ask for your support at this year's Relay For Life in Wayland. My mom moved from Detroit to Wayland after my son was born to be closer to her family, and our lives have been better for it ever since.
Why I Participate in a Relay For Life Event
I participate because I know that by raising funds and walking in the American Cancer Society Relay For Life event, I will help save lives from cancer. I want to make noise and help finish the fight!
It's overwhelming to think that millions of people will be diagnosed with cancer this year. It might be someone close to us - or you or me.
A Relay For Life event is not only a way to join my community to fight back against cancer, but it is also a way to inspire hope by raising funds and cancer awareness to help those facing the disease.
Why I'm Participating
Relay participants, including me, all participate because we’ve been affected by cancer in some way, and because a Relay For Life event gives us the power to fight back. This is my opportunity to honor cancer survivors, remember people we have lost, and help raise funds for the American Cancer Society.
Why I Support the American Cancer Society
Every day, the American Cancer Society helps people take steps to reduce their risk of cancer or find it early, when it is easiest to treat. They provide free information and services to cancer patients throughout their journey. The organization is investing in crucial research to prevent, treat, and ultimately, cure all cancers.
I have signed up to walk and fundraise in my local Relay For Life event. I hope you will consider joining my team or making a donation in support of my efforts.
Together, we can finish the fight!
Thank you to my supporters!