Meet the families who are experiencing LESLIE'S WEEK
cANCER KNOWS NO BOUNDARIES, HAS NO PREFERENCES, FAVORS NO ethnicity. IT IS A PREDATOR THAT SEEKS OPPORTUNITIES WHEREVER THey EXIST!
CHRISTINE BECK, CORAL SPRINGS, FL
HUSBAND, SON (10); GOING TO THE great smoky mountains in Tennessee, september 11 - 17, 2016; vacationing at catch & release, a vacation home over a creek with a fishing pond in the front yard. METASTASIZED BREAST CANCER TO spine, BONES, hip, ribs & pelvis. ONGOING CHEMOTHERAPY TREATMENT, RADIATION AND CLINICAL TRIAL DRUGS. NOMINATED BY sheree schulson, broward schools.
SADLY, CHRISTINE DID NOT SUPPLY PHOTOS OF HER VACATION HOME, CATCH & RELEASE, IN THE SMOKY MOUNTAINS.
NICOLETTE RICCI, PUTNAM, CT; September 19, 1979 - December 29, 2016
HUSBAND AND SON (8); GOING TO THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS in TENNESSEE, AUGUST 7 - 12, 2016; Vacationing at Dollywood's DreamMore Resort. DIAGNOSED WITH STAGE 4 triple negative BREAST CANCER IN 2014 with brca1 deleterious mutation & brca2 polymorphism, bilateral mastectomy & hysterectomy in may of 2015, METASTASIZED TO brain, cyberknife treatment. she is now preparing for her end-of-life care. NOMINATED BY rose bove, larose cancer center, day kimball hospital.
JENNIFER PACE, TAMPA, FL
fiance, 2 daughters (12 and 14); GOING TO THE GREAT SMOKY MOUNTAINS OF TENNESSEE, AUGUST 1 - 6, 2016. vacationing at catch & release, a five star cabin with a fishing pond in the front yard and a creek in the backyard. DIAGNOSED WITH ADVANCED STAGE 4 METASTATIC BREAST CANCER IN 2012, METASTASIZED TO lungs; rigorous chemotherapy schedule. NOMINATED BY vicki petersen, moffitt cancer center and research institute.