Pair Up Stories

Mentor Angel Rescues Colorectal Cancer Survivor from Stormy Seas

Adrienne Doherty has come a long way since her stage III colorectal cancer diagnosis in November of 2014. She went from feeling terrified of the side effects that could result from the surgery that was part of her treatment protocol, to recently finding out she was in remission. Adrienne credits her Mentor Angel, Donna, […]

Mentor Angel Gives Veteran Comfort During His War with Cancer

To call Kenny Johns a survivor would be the understatement of the year. When it comes to thriving through life’s trials, Kenny defines the word “survivor.”

A Vietnam veteran who has lived in Dallas, Texas since 1985, Kenny was diagnosed with hepatocellular carcinoma in November 2015. This was not the first tough medical diagnosis Kenny […]

Perfect Pairing: Mentor Angel Provides Light in the Darkness of Stage IV Breast Cancer

Mentor Angel Shanette Caywood and her mentee, Megan Oster, were both in their thirties when they were diagnosed with stage IV breast cancer. While Megan suspected the lump in her breast and the enlarged lymph nodes in her armpit would turn out to be cancerous, Shanette’s diagnosis came as more of a surprise. About […]

A Perfect Match

 

Written by: Guest Blogger Emma Smoler
I will never forget St. Patrick’s Day, 2014.  In addition to being my favorite holiday, I had an out-of-county court date.  Having taken some time off in the past year from my busy practice as a trial attorney, this court date marked a return of sorts, to the career […]