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Wendy Boyette's Story

I Know My God is Good

I was diagnosed with stage 1 breast cancer in July, 2012. I have had 2 surgeries and will have to have radiation in about 1 week. But I am now cleaned of the awful mess thanks to God and wonderful Doctors.

Breast cancer has been in my family for years. I had an aunt that died but I have a sister that has been cancer free for 11 years. I was terrified to start with but I knew that my God was bigger than any cancer in the world. I made my mind up that I was going to fight this rather than let it take over my life. I have always had a mammogram done every year but I didn't have a lump. I or my doctor couldn't feel anything. It was seen by the test. I am thankful that it was caught at an early stage. I will beat this.

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