Maryland | She Never Looked Back


closeup of the hand of a young caucasian man with a pink ribbon for the fight against cancer painted in it, near the ocean

My niece, Cristina.

At 23 she had just graduated from college and was looking for a Masters Program. She found a lump in her breast and went to her doctor after testing they found that she had breast cancer, at 23. My heart broke for her. She ended getting a partial mastectomy and then getting chemo.

She took one year off of school. After she got the clear from the doctor that she was cancer free, she went back to school and graduated from a Cardiac Sonography program. She now has a good job and her life is falling into place. She never looked back and has accomplished all of her goals. She inspires me everyday.




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