Category: Personal Stories

Stories of Hope

Stories of Hope from the American Cancer Society    

About Jane Tomlinson

Jane Tomlinson was from Rothwell and was originally diagnosed, in 1990, with breast cancer when she was just 26 years old. A tumour in Jane’s lung grew so large that it made her breathless. Then in August 2000 a scan revealed multiple secondary cancers. Jane’s diagnosis was terminal. But despite the odds, Jane was determined More Info »

My Story: Gil

Gil shares his story  

My Story: Susan

Susan shares her story  

My Story Matters

In February of 2013, I began a new career as an interventionist and street outreach employee. I had previously been an emergency dispatcher for 8 years and a part-time police officer for 2 years. This new opportunity was quite a pay cut for me but my dream position. I would be outside all day, responding More Info »