Cancer Survivors Meet Orangutan With Similar Battle

WATSON ISLAND (CBSMiami) —  A group of cancer survivors met an orangutan on Sunday who went through a similar life-threatening battle.

The group with the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), met Peanut, the orangutan who beat Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma. 71 more words


Throwback Thursday: Julie, 1947

The woman in these pictures is Julie. In childhood, her Hungarian-born coal miner father nicknamed her Juliska; she helped deliver her mother’s ninth baby on the family farm before the doctor could be summoned; she played high school basketball and dreamed of becoming a nurse. 284 more words

Team In Training

Dear Anonymous Donor

Dear Anonymous Donor:

I wish I knew who you were so I could personally thank you, but that would kinda defeat the purpose of donating anonymously, so I’m posting this on the blog in the hope that you see it. 121 more words

Team In Training

The Tutu Challenge!

The last half of March was a busy one. I hit a new milestone – run/walking 6 miles on our past two long runs! That’s TWICE as long I’d ever attempted before. 397 more words

Team In Training

Man & Woman of the Year

RICHMOND, Va (WTVR) – Each year, the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society hosts a fundraising competition between a select group of individuals within the community. One of those individuals, Bob Cox, owner of Conch Republic Rocketts, stopped by to share more about his fundraising efforts. 138 more words

Virginia This Morning

My virtual race is about to start! Come and join!

On Tuesday our virtual race – the 2014 This Chick Loves To Run (For A Cure) – will start and I would love for you to join me! 236 more words


Enmark Stations to Sell Paper Icons in Support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light the Night Walk during the Month of May

(SAVANNAH, GA) Enmark Stations, Inc. has made a commitment to once again sell paper icons in all 59 of its retail stores in Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina in support of The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society’s Light The Night Walk. 720 more words