MCA Warrior Stories

MCA Warrior Stories

Inspiring Stories from Courageous Men and Women Dedicated to Increasing Mesothelioma Awareness

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2 0 1 5 Feb 2

Advocate of the Month - February 2015

Tanita Taylor

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to welcome Tanita Taylor to our blog as February's Advocate of the Month. Tanita is a proud mother of 2 and shares her experiences on her blog Just Motherhood. Today, Tanita shares the story of how mesothelioma affected her grandmother's life and her family's life.

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2 0 1 4 Dec 1

Advocate of the Month - December 2014

Francesca Govier and her dad

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to thank Francesca Govier for sharing her story with our community as December's Advocate of the Month. Francesca's dad passed away after battling mesothelioma and taught Francesca about appreciating her family and being a strong woman at a young age. Share Francesca's story and spread her message of love and support to the cancer community.

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2 0 1 4 Nov 3

Advocate of the Month - November 2014

November Advocate Amanda Linehan

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to welcome Amanda Linehan to our blog to share her story of how cancer has affected the lives of her loved ones and the impact it's had on her life. Amanda writes on her blog at Organicglory about living a healthy lifestyle. Read and share her story below.

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2 0 1 4 Oct 1

Advocate of the Month - October 2014

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The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to thank Melinda for contributing as October's Advocate of the Month. Melinda, who writes on her blog The Discerning Reader, shares the story of how mesothelioma took her mother's life and affected her own.

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2 0 1 4 Sep 2

Advocate of the Month - September 2014

Hana Haatainen-Caye

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to thank Hana Haatainen-Caye for contributing as our September Advocate of the Month. Hana is a writer, speaker, and voice-over talent who spreads her passion for green living on her blog Green Grandma. Today, she shares her story of how asbestos and mesothelioma have played a part in her life. Read and share her story below:

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2 0 1 4 Aug 4

Advocate of the Month - August 2014

Marcus and Janet Lovett

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to thank Marcus Lovett for sharing the story of how mesothelioma affected his mother and his family's lives as our August Advocate of the Month. Marcus' mother's mesothelioma diagnosis inspired him to share a documentary about his experience with his mother's mesothelioma and exploring lifestyle habits and emotions associated with major life events, like cancer. Read on and share Marcus' story.

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2 0 1 4 Jul 1

Advocate of the Month - July 2014

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The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to thank Abigail Cashelle for sharing her story of how mesothelioma touched her life. Abigail is a twenty-something girl, living with Ehlers-Danlos syndrome (a connective tissue disorder), and our Advocate of the Month for July. Living the rollercoaster of illness and medical treatment has taught her that what's hidden beneath the surface is what really counts. Abigail blogs at Hidden Courage.

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2 0 1 4 Jun 3

Advocate of the Month - June 2014

Berit Brogaard

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance would like to thank our June Advocate of the Month, Berit Brogaard. Berit's grandfather suffered from malignant mesothelioma, which ultimately took his life too soon. Read Berit's story below and help share her message for raising awareness.

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  • Are the most active, supportive and selfless promoters of the MCA
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