Connie Lewter, a breast cancer survivor, celebrates her recovery in the race for Cancer.
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Connie: I'm five years today, I'm celebrating my five-year cancer survivor, yes! Today, yes and I'm here to try to make sure that my daughters don’t have to go through what I've been through. I'm also here in my memory of my two sister-in-laws who died of breast cancer. Huge, huge women of carriage and strength, and endurance, and they loved life so much. So it's just something you have to celebrate life. What advice do you have for other women who have been diagnosed with breast cancer? Connie: You feel like you're never going to be the same again. You feel like your whole identity has been taken away from you and you think that from then on, when you wake up every morning that’s what's going to hit you in the face. I just want to say that you will reach a time, where that’s not the first thing that comes to mind, that you will live again and I would never wish this on anybody, but I can certainly say that it has just increased the value of my life and I've learned and gain so much from it that I would never take it out of my life.