AGSS awarded recipient Emilee Garfield sent the following note to the AGSS Foundation:
After I received your gift, I started to have hope again and there are actually nice people out there willing to help. I also want to make a difference in another persons life battling cancer like you have for me. I have started a website blog called emileefightscancer.com. I first started with my caring bridge called Emilee Garfield and so far I have up to 8,000 people following me. I had no idea I would have this kind of impact on people but I want to become an inspiration to others to never give up and keep fighting.
My story is unique and I hope you watch the video from the following news link. It brings awareness to the radiation I had as a child from the first cancer I had called Rhabdomyosarcoma. It was linked to Agent Orange from my dad in Vietnam. Due to all the radiation I had as a child, I developed ovarian cancer at the young age of 38.
If you would like to learn more about Emilee and her story please click on the links below.
Read the KEYT News Article
Read Emilee’s Blog at emileefightscancer.com