Leslie used to want to hide her cancer but eventually realized how beneficial revealing her story can be to others. With no health care plan, her church has come to her aid, and she’s looking to give back through sharing her positive spirit and inspirational tale of overcoming adversity.
Home: Boston, Massachusetts
Cancer: Peritoneal diagnosed in 2001; Leukemia (CML), diagnosed in 2003
Status: Still battling
Mantra: “Keep your face always toward the sunshine and shadows will fall behind you.”