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Volunteer Spotlight: Imsoon “Kim” Nurss, Fresno, California

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We continue our National Volunteer Week blog series by highlighting Imsoon “Kim” Nurss, a Look Good Feel Better volunteer from Fresno, California, who has been recognized with the 2016 Look Good Feel Better National Sunrise Award in the General Volunteer category. Kim has been a vital part of Look Good Feel Better for over 26…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Barbara Justman, West Bend, Wisconsin

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We continue our National Volunteer Week blog series by highlighting Barbara Justman, a Look Good Feel Better volunteer from West Bend, Wisconsin, who has been recognized with the 2016 Look Good Feel Better National Sunrise Award in the PBA-Certified Volunteer category. Barbara Justman has been a committed Look Good Feel Better program volunteer for 28…

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Volunteer Spotlight: Rachel Hezlep, Rutledge, Pennsylvania

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We continue our National Volunteer Week blog series by highlighting Rachel Hezlep, a Look Good Feel Better volunteer from Rutledge, Pennsylvania who has been recognized with the 2016 Look Good Feel Better National Sunrise Award in the Look Good Feel Better Certified Volunteer category. Rachel Hezlep has been a volunteer with Look Good Feel Better…

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Valisia LeKae: Strength in Spirit

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In an earlier post, we shared with you the story of one of our 2016 DreamGirls, Calysta Bevier. Today we will share with you the story of our second 2016 DreamGirl, Tony and Grammy nominated Broadway star Valisia LeKae. It was December 2013 and Valisia LeKae was living what can only be described as “the…

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Announcing the 2016 State Sunrise Award Winners

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The Look Good Feel Better Sunrise Award for Outstanding Service is presented to volunteers who have displayed outstanding volunteer leadership, dedication, skills, and kindness. Collectively, these volunteers have helped thousands of cancer patients tremendously in coping with the appearance related challenges of their illness. Volunteers are nominated by American Cancer Society staff, peers, or are…

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In Her Own Words: 2016 DreamGirl Calysta Bevier Discusses Her Cancer Journey

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In September 2016, the DreamBall gala honored two inspiring ovarian cancer survivors and nationally renowned singers: Tony and Grammy nominated Broadway star Valisia LeKae, and teen sensation and America’s Got Talent semi-finalist Calysta Bevier. In this article, we will share with you Calysta’s journey – in her own words – as she described it during…

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Look Good Feel Better… Keeps Giving

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We conclude Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month with the final post of our three-part blog series that follows Karen’s story. To read her first post, click here. To read her second post, click here. By Karen from Washington, DC. Just when I thought I had reached safe ground, my eyebrows disappeared along with my beautiful, long…

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Look Good Feel Better… A Program of Confidence

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We continue our three-part blog series in honor of National Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month with part two of Karen’s story. To read her first post, click here. By Karen from Washington, DC Everyone needs to start somewhere in the search for “normalcy” as a cancer survivor. At this point, I am bald. I have just…

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Ovarian Cancer…Quite the Journey. The First Step.

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In honor of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month, we will be sharing a three-part blog series that details the experience of an ovarian cancer survivor and Look Good Feel Better participant. Her name is Karen, and this is her story… By Karen from Washington, DC What a kick in the pants! Cancer! Who would have thought?…

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