SURVIVOR STORIES

Survivor Stories 2017-11-16T13:25:14+00:00

Sally Kwenda

My name is Sallie, you may have heard my story or not. First, I am grateful to be alive, healthy and well. Many of you who meet me for the first time might not realize that this has not always been the case. Allow me to briefly share my story. I hope it not only inspires, but compels you to action.

Over 16 years ago, a series of events led to the loss of my husband and two children. Just when I thought I was done with the hurt and the pain, I was diagnosed with stage II Cervical Cancer. This was the beginning of a long, rough and many times uncertain journey. The sights and sounds of hospital rooms and corridors became common place, the agony of being stigmatized by those I thought I could depend on only added salt to my open wounds, I had reached the end of my tether! Read more

 

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