When I was six, I started a kindness project called This Life Rocks. At the time, my dad was recovering from his first cancer, and I was struggling with selective mutism.
The fear that is most palpable to me is about the changes and loss of normalcy that will come between now and the end.
Yet, I refuse to be stigmatized.
Green Card Voices released a book about immigrants in Minnesota who are engaged in STEM careers. We feature four of them in excerpted form in this Innovators issue.
Reader Response: From an artist, a cancer survivor, and an activist. Art as Healing Art has become a huge source of
by Terri Peterson Smith “Giving these women an invitation and an opportunity to see themselves as immensely powerful, able to
To me, Wonder Woman is what a woman should be: beautiful, strong and caring.
‘Our Mama is a Beautiful Garden’ A book for children to understand a mother’s cancer treatment. Photos courtesy of Katy
Jan Strassburg knew she was going to lose her curly, auburn hair. It was April of 2006, and despite being
“Everything that was happening in my body with the cancer reminded me of the carelessness with which we treat the earth, treat life, treat bodies, treat ourselves – the dishonoring.”
“… Your scars, your story, make you who you are. It’s about celebrating women, as individuals and as a group.”
“That’s just my attitude in life: Get on with it! I’ve been told that I’m really strong, and I’m going to be even stronger after all of this.”