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National Cancer Survivors Day®

Do you know a cancer survivor? Even in the very young military community there may be someone next door or down the street that has been touched by one variant or another of this disease. At one assignment I remember Jeannie; young vibrant, a teacher, sports enthusiast struck by adult leukemia. She walked into the office one day to tell her husband, a fellow pilot, that she had a headache. Days later we heard the results and were struck quickly by this serious disease. Jeannie was a fighter but this disease ended her life way too early.


Two Cancer Surviors
Breast cancer has struck those around me repeatedly and many family and friends have walked, run or biked in support of new and continued research for this disease. The out pouring of support has changed in the last decades from a hush to a shout. Prayers and support for those in need has become the standard as we have learned about cancer and how the support around us makes a difference for the survivor.


This Sunday, June 3d is National Cancer Survivors Day® so give a hug, a phone call, a word of cheer and help those who continue this battle! 

PS:  MilAve_Deborah and MilAve_Col_K are both cancer survivors and are blessed daily with NED (No Evidence of Disease).  Read more about breast cancer and sarcoma in their blogs.  


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  1. Wornbyacelebrity's & Tia Frost, Ms. Florida Plus Elite 2011 participants will include (Survivors of all ages) for "Survivors on the Runway! Cancer Survivors Celebrating Life Runway Style!" will bring two worlds together (non-disabled and disabled) so that everyone can witness this history making televised event and the participants treated like celebrities for a day ie. Hair, makeup, massage, etc. Some models will be provided by the Center of Independent Living of Broward.

    Yes, in addition to the beauty and runway show, there will be "Ultimate Survivor" recognitions to be presented by our celebrity guests based on each individual’s testimony as to how they survived their medical crisis, community service to educate and bring awareness about support groups for their respective medical issues, and overall attitude. It's more than just recognition, it's a lifestyle challenge.

    Your participation will be recognized throughout the entire event in front of an estimated 1,000+ attendees, and to millions via TV, radio, social media, etc.

    ANNOUNCEMENT: CANCER SURVIVOR MODEL CALL! Survivors on the Runway - Cancer Survivors Celebrating Life Runway Style presented by Wornbyacelebrity and Tia Frost, Ms. Florida Plus America Elite 2011 Presents! Any person who has survived cancer are invited to participate in the 2012 Epic Fashion and "Ultimate Survivor" runway show on November 10th, 2012 at the Coral Springs Performing Arts Center. All models must submit a personal bio (80-150 words), to include; age, medical crisis, how you brought awareness to the community about your condition, hobbies, job (if applicable) and most importantly, dreams and aspirations. Participants are expected to attend at all three rehearsals. All entries over age 8 to 60+ will be considered (No experience necessary). Models must be able to follow simple directions. Don't forget to send a recent photo with model name, and phone number via email to wornbyacelebrity@aol.com or msflplus2011@yahoo.com.
    Deadline for all submissions July 6, 2012
    You will be notified of your acceptance by July 31, 2012

    For more information, visit www.wornbyacelebrity.com

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