Saturday, October 12, 2013

October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month; Sandy's Lighthouse Edition

We are plagued with the fact our government has shut down over the Affordable Healthcare Act. Buried among this is - October is Breast Cancer Awareness month. As this day begins, we have looming over us the fact there are people trying very hard to take away the precautionary measures ALL woman have the right to. We can not let the government shut down over shadow this very important issue.
The most honest, intimate breast cancer stories you’ll hear this year    © Redbook // © Redbook
Speaking out and listening in are the real forces behind breast cancer awareness. These stories — and the countless others told every day — soothe grief, spur action, and save lives.StoryCorps captures and celebrates the conversations that bond us all.  Talk about a shared experience at a recording studio in your area (find a location at Or download the organization’s Do-It-Yourself Instruction Guide.  You can also check out their new book, Ties That Bind: Stories of Love and Gratitude From the First Ten Years of StoryCorps, out this month.

"You can handle anything"
Gordon and Vicky Wight, Houston
Just six weeks after this married couple's second daughter was born, Vicky was diagnosed with breast cancer. Their conversation was recorded 13 months after her double mastectomy...

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