MY LIFE - Stories

Maggie Kudirka

Maggie Kudirka began dancing at age four and later studied the Vaganova syllabus with Olga Tozyiakova, Svetlana Kravtsova, and...
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Tricia Russo

On my 30th birthday, we welcomed a new exciting decade, anticipating my burgeoning career, starting a family, and dreaming of the home we...
MY LIFE - Stories

Rebecca Adam

My name is Rebecca Adam. I’m 39. I’m a stay at home mom of a special needs 4 year old son, a wife to the love of my life and also...
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Jodie Heim Lanchantin

I was laying in the pull-out bed of the local children’s hospital and my mind was spinning. My mother was sitting in a rocking chair in...
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Leslie Falduto

September 11, 2008 I found THE lump under my left armpit. Terrified, and with a gut feeling that it wasn’t good, I called my OB-GYN. She...
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Kristin Todd

My name is Kristin Todd and I am 34-years young. In July of 2013, I was 32 and 34 weeks pregnant with our first child. My husband, Brian,...
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Jennifer Campisano

This looks like cancer,” the radiologist told me as the ultrasound technician stood over me, cold gel at the end of the wand pressing on...
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Beth Caldwell

My name is Beth Caldwell. I’m a writer, an activist, a former federal civil rights attorney, a lifelong Seattleite, a wife and mom to two...
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Adrian McClenney

My name is Adrian McClenney a Metastatic (Stage 4) Breast Cancer Survivor. On May 19, 2011  I was diagnosed with stage 3 Inflammatory...
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Kim Trammel

In 2003, at 25 years old, I noticed a lump in my left breast and had a sonogram. I was told it was just fibrosis and even though it hurt,...