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Linda

Cancer became a chapter in my life during childhood. I lost my mother at a young age to breast cancer. I was just 13 and in eighth grade, a time that’s usually very exciting in a young girls life. I remember how frightened I was that year, watching my mother—a beautiful, strong, witty & talented woman—become so fragile and ill.

I’m now a mother and wife myself. This is why I walk!! I walk for the mothers, daughters, sons, sisters, cousins, husbands, aunts, uncles, sisters-in-laws and, mostly, all the children who have had to watch women struggle with this horrible cancer. I walk for them!! The Susan G. Komen 3-Day® is a 60-mile walk over the course of three days. Net proceeds help support research, scientific programs and community-based breast health and education programming breast cancer.

Mail: Ain’t Too Proud To Beg!

The Betty's are asking for help yet again.  This one should be SOOOOO easy!  We can receive mail during the 3-day.  I speak from experience when I say how wonderful it is to receive mail during the walk.  You can send a long heartfelt letter or a funny picture or...

Introducing Linda

I lost my mother at a young age to breast cancer. I was just 13 and in eighth grade, a time that’s usually very exciting in a young girls life. Many great moments that year, I wished I shared with my mother—moments that were lost due to cancer. Cancer became a chapter...