"I had a lot to be thankful for even though it was a really tragic time"

Recorded January 6, 2017 Archived January 6, 2017 04:58 minutes
Languages: N/A
Id: APP292158

Description

After Cherlya Tonge was diagnosed with cervical cancer, she found support from other cancer patients and survivors both in an online community and at the Hope Lodge, a housing facility of the American Cancer Society. This community rallied around her when Tonge's daughter, granddaughter and daughter's boyfriend were killed in a car accident while Tonge was in the middle of chemotherapy treatment. Their support spurred Tonge to find ways to give back herself.

Participants

  • Cherlya Tonge