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Circle of Love & Hope: Mareta’s Story

June 25, 2019

Circle of Love & Hope: Mareta’s Story

By: Lori McNeill

Do you ever feel like you were meant to do something ... as if your life has guided you toward serving a particular purpose? Or even that you’ve come full circle from one point in your life to a similar place, but as a changed person from the journey?

“I’m a spiritual person, and I believe God brought me full circle,” said Mareta Childs, Founder and Executive Director of Loving Hands of Healing Hope, a Tucson non-profit that provides spa services to those going through cancer treatments.

Mareta does seem to have come full circle to bring an idea to fruition: from supporting cancer patients as a single volunteer, to receiving support from friends during her own cancer journey, to providing support on a broader scale with a team through her salon and spa.

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Building Breast Cancer Awareness in Arizona: Holly’s Story

April 2, 2019

Building Breast Cancer Awareness in Arizona: Holly’s Story

By: Lori McNeill

Holly Rose’s Story

Holly Rose had just turned 39 when she read a Facebook post from a longtime friend reminding readers to give themselves a breast self-exam. She hadn’t been planning to schedule her first mammogram until she was 40, and she was not in the habit of performing breast self-exams to check for signs of breast cancer. Yet, after seeing that post, she did perform a self-exam ... and found a large lump.

It was breast cancer.

“I’d caught it early enough to save my breast, and more importantly, my life,” said Holly. 

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Surviving, Thriving, & Empowering Others: Sherri’s Story

February 11, 2019

Surviving, Thriving, & Empowering Others: Sherri’s Story

One breast cancer survivor’s story of turning a personal patient solution into a community solution

By: Lori McNeill

Sherri’s Story

“I was shocked.” This, perhaps not surprisingly, was Sherri Romanoski’s response to being told back in 2000, at the age of 48, that she had breast cancer.

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