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Town Hall: Breast Cancer 10/4/13

In the first town hall style meeting, Amy Lewis and panel discuss Breast Cancer's effect on Family.

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    Doug Carson is the founder of Albie Aware, and he started the foundation when his wife died from the disease in 2002. He has dedicated his life to making sure no one has to go through the same kind of pain that he and his family went through.
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    Albie Aware founder Doug Carson wants to make sure that breast cancer patients get all the proper tests that they need to save their lives.
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    Susan Crane says she couldn't have beaten breast cancer without the love and support of her husband, Lawrence.
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    The Cranes donated $500 to Albie Aware tonight, and they are challenging other small businesses in the Sacramento Area to donate as well.
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    Lawrence Crane admits that he pondered what it would be like if his wife hadn't won the battle against breast cancer. He said he was scared of being alone.
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    Susan Crane says that breast cancer actually made her life better, by forcing her and her husband to have a closer relationship.
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    Amy Lewis doing what she does best. She is a big supporter of Albie Aware, and encourages YOU to donate today.
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    Marina (L) and her daughter Savannah Schmidt. Savannah wanted to be strong for her mother and not show how scared she was when she found out her mother had breast cancer.
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    Marina Schmidt says she never would have been able to afford the tests and treatment necessary to beat breast cancer without the help of Albie Aware.
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    Savannah Schmidt dreamed that her mother had cancer before she was diagnosed.
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    Albie Aware is helping breast cancer patients around the Sacramento area. The Schmidts are just one of the many families they have helped.
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    Cindy Love is the executive director of Albie Aware, and is very dedicated to the organization. Cindy is involved in many aspects of the process from getting money for testing to holding the hand of patients.
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    Sabrina Swain is a therapist, she says every family member will be impacted differently, and person grieves in a different way.