September is national ovarian cancer awareness month. In hopes of doing this month justice and raising awareness for ovarian cancer, the Beauregard Daily News is highlighting some of our community’s brave cancer fighters. I was honored to share a piece of our journey In August of 2015, Pamela Hennigan was diagnosed with stage four ovarian cancer and her life was…

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I love watching Mother Angelica Classics Live on EWTN. You can find her on Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. central time. She is my favorite of favorites! There was an episode where she was talking about Heaven’s angels and it’s always stuck with me. “The most important things can’t be seen with the eye. Ideas can’t be seen. Love can’t…

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I was raised by excellent cooks. My parents love cooking! I grew up on my dads ritual preparation of Bar-B-Que chicken and fried catfish, followed by an excellent side dish of homemade mac and cheese my mom would make to follow. Her famous seven layer delight would top off an afternoon of quality time well spent. Along with these memories…

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Ovarian cancer hit my mother hard, as one in 70 will develop this disease. Each year, 200,000 women worldwide are diagnosed with ovarian cancer, and 125,000 women die from this disease. Heartbroken, we began my mothers fight in 2015. The symptoms of ovarian cancer are not obvious. In fact, many are what you might consider day-to-day struggles. Such as bloating,…

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Here is a DIY to teach and explain cancer to a child. What you will need: 1 white table-cloth Markers Play Dough I started by tracing his body on a table cloth. He really enjoyed this. He kept saying, “mom don’t mark on me, and then ended it by saying, “wow look how huge my hands are”. – sorry I’m…

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