Anna, an army nurse, will hike Africa’s highest peak with her uncle, Msgr. Frank Bognanno – also a cancer survivor. “I would climb any mountain to be with Uncle Frank.” Anna knows the value of travel and simple living, believing that’s when you learn the most about yourself.
Age: 48 Home: Augusta, Georgia
Cancer: Thyroid, diagnosed in 2006
Status: Cured through radiation surgery
Mantra: “Through the very midst of mountains the water shall pass.”