October 23 2009
Listen: In our first piece with After Breast Cancer Diagnosis (ABCD), we heard Julie speak about her first experience as a mentor and the incredible impact sharing her personal experiences made in another woman's life. In the second, we heard how Lisa's mentor gave her compassion and understanding as she went through treatments, a reassuring push she hadn't found anywhere else.
In our final piece with ABCD, we hear Annette and Willy Hopgood walk us through their process. They start with the confusion and uncertainty at the beginning, detail some of the challenges associated with treatments, speak to how Annette's mentor helped her get through, and finish with Annette's eventual decision to give back and volunteer with ABCD. This piece runs from beginning to end, featuring both perspectives of the diagnosed and thex lynchpin of her support system. Annette and Willy:
For more information on ABCD, visit their website. Also, if you're interested in getting involved with ABCD, this is a direct link to their volunteering opportunities.
Produced by: Adam Carr