Sunday, May 22, 2011
I met the woman at the left yesterday. She reminded me of my aunt because of her spirit. She is 81 and is a three time cancer survivor. She told me that her mom died at 108 and battled cancer as well.
One of my favorite things about Relay is when the survivors walk the first lap. They were lined up in order of how long they have survived. People who are in their first five years of survival in the front and progressing to decades and decades in the back. What an amazing thing for everyone to see that there are lots of survivors! If you could have heard everyone on the grass cheering for the survivors as they walked that first lap, I can promise you there would have been tears in your eyes...there were in mine.