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Sisterhood

I saw Mel’s bracelet on a United flight attendant 10 years ago. Since then I have ordered nearly 100 bracelets for girlfriends with cancer, those just diagnosed and for girlfriends with whom I have a special connection. Today my rule of thumb is if I get a compliment on the bracelet, I tell Mel’s story… Continue Reading

A tribute to my husband..

My husband Bob was diagnosed with melanoma at the age of 54. Bob fought through Interferon injections, surgeries, radiation, more surgeries, but never complained. When the melanoma was found in his lymph nodes, it became a terminal cancer. He passed away in less than 18 months from the time he was diagnosed. Hard to believe… Continue Reading

Give It Away

I have been fortunate enough so far in my 63 years of life to have escaped breast cancer, yet I have lost family members to the disease. I came across the article of Mel and her bracelets in People Magazine several years ago and thought “what a great idea.” I ordered one. I have ordered… Continue Reading

Mother, Sister

I fly Delta airlines a lot, live in a suburb of Atlanta. I saw these braclets on some of the flight attendants and also an article in the Sky Magazine on board. As soon as I got home, I ordered 8 braclets, one for me, my daughter, and my best friends. It is their Christmas… Continue Reading

Strength

Mel’s Bracelet is something I have worn often. I received it when my mom had breast cancer. She is cancer-free right now. I bought one for a friend when her mom was going through cancer treatments. I have also had a best friend lose her battle to leukemia. My daughter was then diagnosed with epilepsy.… Continue Reading

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