In their own words: Inspiration from breast cancer survivors
These Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure participants have beaten the disease and now turn to the race to provide support and resources to others battling breast cancer.
"I am the Komen success story! Diagnosed at the same age as Suzy Komen I was not turned away, diagnosed quickly and treated aggressively. Thanks to the dollars raised by Komen in the last 27 years for research, education, screening and treatment, my story’s ending was completely rewritten. On March 15, 2000, I started counting my blessings in earnest and Nancy Brinker, as well as the thousands of dedicated staff and volunteers at Komen, have been in my blessings daily since then."