>Greg Thorpe, a local cancer support survivor whose wife Jennifer passed away in 2015, was one of the speakers at the McKay-Dee Hospital event. Jennifer battled advanced stage colon cancer, but she fought a hard fight and Greg talked about the lessons they learned. "Everyone's cancer story is so unique," he says. "Cancer helped us be more authentic and less concerned about
perfection. We learned to find joy in the ordinary." Greg shared a story about the Thanksgiving after his wife's diagnosis where she surprised her family by saying she was grateful for cancer. She said it had brought her closer to her loved ones and to God / a higher power. As a cancer support survivor, Greg says, "There is life after cancer and it's one that is more informed, more passionate, and more compassionate."
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