Three days after Emily’s 19th birthday, she received the devastating news that she had stage 3 malignant melanoma, one of the most serious forms of skin cancer. She was given less than a 59 percent chance of surviving the next five years. In a state of shock, she felt her only options were fight or flight – to face her diagnosis head-on or to live in fear – and she chose to fight.
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When Faced With the Choice of Fight or Flight, Survivor Squad Member Emily Chose to Fight
Monday, July 24, 2017 - 3:53pm