just for WOMEN. No Breast Cancer Pity Party

Araujo, Camile
October 2012
PN;Oct2012, Vol. 66 Issue 10, p38
Trade Publication
The article offers information on coping with breast cancer through the experiences of Lorrie Shilling, a south Florida resident and a breast cancer survivor. Her story is one of incredible will to survive and move ahead with a lot of determination. Shilling, who is a self-proclaimed atheist, found deep comfort in the teachings of Buddhism during that time that provided her with the resilience she needed at a time of such turmoil. The support of her mother and boyfriend has really helped. ..time that provided her with the resilience she needed at a time of such turmoil. The support of her mother and boyfriend has really helped.


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