Sunflowers of Hope

In February 2012, my father was diangosed with Stomach Cancer. He passed away a short six weeks later.

 As a caregiver and a daughter I know the struggles one faces after a cancer diangosis of a loved one, as well as personal challenges that are faced throughout the process.

 The best way I have found to deal with this process is hope. Hope for a better 'today', tomorrow, week or month- hope for a world without cancer- hope for peace.

We all find hope in our own ways- religion, sports, activites...ect. However you find hope, hold it close. Here is how I find hope.

My Twist on Cancer is: 

There is hope in each day. Find hope, create hope, spread hope. It will empower you and others.

My Call to Action is: 

My call to action is based on one of my favorite quotes. “I want to be like a sunflower, so that even on my darkest days I will stand tall and find the sunlight.” A sunflower is a symbol of hope to me, because even on bad days it remains hopeful for sunlight. I challenge everyone who has been affected by cancer in some way, shape or form to find a glimmer of hope in their day each day. Find a sunflower and post a picture of it. Paint a sunflower and post it. Spread the sunlight and hope. We can all be like a sunflower and find hope in each day. We can all stand tall on our darkest days and hope for better days ahead.


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