Multiple myeloma survivor Jim Bond is easy to spot among the hundreds of bicyclists in the Pan Ohio Hope Ride, which takes place every July and raises money for the American Cancer Society.
Prostate cancer survivor Bob Hayman, 53, wants to share his story with anyone who wants to hear it. “My mission in life is to pay it forward and give back,” said Hayman.
Several times a year, Mark Klein visits high schools in the Toledo, Ohio area to share his story with groups of junior and senior boys. He tells them about the symptoms that led him to seek treatment and what it’s been like for him to survive testicular cancer.
Julie Turner describes herself as an average 56-year-old woman, a mother and grandmother, a retired school administrator, an American Cancer Society volunteer, and a very lucky person. A survivor of Hodgkin Disease from age 17, Turner says she is amazed at everything she has in her life today.