Michelle Edmundson (2021)

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Michelle
Meet Michelle- the 2021 Recipient! Michelle is a social studies teacher and lives with her family in Omaha, NE. We are so excited to welcome Michelle to the Pink Bandana family! Michelle was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2015, but since then it has now metastasized and spread to her skin, ribs and lungs. …

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Melissa Green (2017)

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Melissa Green
Melissa Green, 36, and her family, husband Ja’Thi, 6 year-old Jayla and 2 year-old Jaiden call Lincoln, NE home. Melissa was diagnosed in October 2016 initially with triple negative breast cancer, Stage 2 invasive ductal carcinoma. Melissa is the director of childcare at the Trinity Lutheran School, but has been unable to work due to …

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Morgan Boeka (2017)

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Morgan Boeka
Morgan Boeka’s story is exactly why we chose our mission for women 40 and under. Morgan is only 23 years old and is battling Stage 2 breast cancer. Morgan, who lives in Gretna, NE, has had to put her life on hold to fight this disease. Due to her treatments finishing her degree and working …

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LaToyia Robinson (2016)

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LaToyia-Robinson
LaToyia Robinson is from Omaha, Nebraska. She is 31 years old and was diagnosed with Stage 4 Breast Cancer. She was originally diagnosed in 2008 but it came back in 2015 with lung mets. She has had many surgeries and is receiving chemotherapy treatments every three weeks right now. That treatment will be ongoing for …

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Joanne Bartek (2016)

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Joanne-Bartek
Joanne Bartek was diagnosed at age 29 with stage 3B breast cancer. Ten days later she discovered she was pregnant with her and husband’s 4th child. While pregnant she endured two surgeries and a total of 11 rounds of chemotherapy. Every week she had ultrasounds to ensure the health of their baby. At thirty-six weeks …

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