Race Team – Miles for Mendy

jeremy-storyJeremy and Mendy married on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2007. Just two months after they were married, Mendy was diagnosed with breast cancer. After having a bilateral mastectomy, she started chemotherapy and hormone replacement therapy (HRT) for 5 years. Shortly after stopping HRT they met with her oncologist for a follow-up appointment and received the devastating news that the cancer had returned – Stage 4.

Jeremy and Mendy have 3 kids ages 12, 16, and 20. April 16th will mark her 10-year battle with breast cancer!  Mendy is the most positive and uplifting person you will meet. She is a fighter!

In honor of Mendy’s 10 year battle, her husband and son have started race team – “Miles for Mendy” to celebrate her journey and spread awareness about Stage 4 Breast Cancer. This will be their first Komen Ozark Race for the Cure and Miles for Mendy was one of the first teams to register!  They pledge to “Race” for an end to this disease.

Come out an support Mendy and all the other breast cancer survivors! Who will you race for? Put a team together and Race for the Cure! Visit http://www.komenozark.org to register today!

 

 

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