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Writers Against Racism: Susan G Komen and Books For Me

Shout outs to a former CBS2 News colleague of mine, Lisa, who now works at  at Harper Collins and was kind enough to send me inspirational books. I tell ya’, folks have been so good to me…
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Thank you, Lisa!

Yesterday, family and friends walked with me in the Susan G Komen Race for the Cure and it proved to be a day I will never forget. The energy of the crowd was palpable, as was the feeling I had when I walked over the finish line.

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CBS2NY Anchor Maurice Dubois chats with me after the race

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Could not have done it without family and friends....

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Comments

  1. Samantha says:

    You look radiant.

  2. B Herrera says:

    Keep reading, writing, walking, and inspiring.
    Beverly

  3. Barbara San Francisco says:

    I am wondering how you feel about the decision of Susan G Kormen organization to cut off funding to Planned Parenthood. From my own experience and work I know that the women who use Planned Parenthood are often poor and women of color. And now because of the religious and political beliefs of the administrators of Susan G Komen these women are being cut off from care. In the name of God, poor women are being denied help with cancer by this organization. Why would you ever raise money for them? Are they setting up clinics for this population or are they just discriminating against poor women.

    • Amy Bowllan says:

      Barbara, thanks for writing. I will need to read more about this decision before i can give an informed answer. Based on what you wrote, the ramifications of such a cut off wasn’t thought through, entirely.

      • Amy Bowllan says:

        From the looks of it, their reversal told the real story and more will be revealed. I am curious to see how this plays out. Organizations are not perfect, so their response moving forward will give me a clear picture of their commitment women’s health.