The Bloomfield Hills native not only has rallied for her husband Mitt Romney's presidential bid, but Ann Romney also has thrown her support behind breast cancer awareness.
- BREAST CANCER AWARENESS
- John Hetzler
Sunday, October 21, 2012
While Ann Romney has taken to the presidential campaign trail to support her husband Mitt Romney, she also has rallied her efforts for another cause: breast cancer awareness. Ann Romney, a native of Bloomfield Hills and a student at Cranbrook, is a breast cancer survivor. In 2008, Ann Romney had surgery to remove a precancerous lump from her breast, according to the Boston Globe. Mitt Romney told CNN that Barack Obama, at the time the president-elect, called to offer his prayers to the Romney family. So while Ann Romney has campaigned for her husband this month, including a stop in Bloomfield Township on Oct. 12, she also has focused her attention on breast cancer awareness. Both Ann Romney and Michelle Obama wore pink dresses at the …
They are our mothers, daughters, sisters, grandmas, husbands, uncles, friends and neighbors — and they all fought breast cancer. These brave Michigan men and women shared their stories with Patch.
We went looking for faces of survival. We found inspiration. Patch asked Michigan women and men who have fought breast cancer to share their struggles, tears and triumphs with us during October – Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Breast cancer survivor Cynde Lebert, 59, of Canton, tells newly diagnosed women: “You'll be fine. You're alive and that's the most important thing.” Farmington Hills resident Dick Jaeger, 70, is one of the approximately 2,140 men diagnosed each year with breast cancer. "The answer is know your body and don't take anything for granted," Jaeger said. "Every day, I'm a cancer survivor," said Jean Bean, a 58-year-old mom, wife and interior designer from Rochester. "I don't obsess about it, but it's always there." Nancy …