Amy Peterson and her beloved dog Hadley sit in the room where Peterson has created a wall based on the theme “I choose joy.” Cards and notes of support are tacked to the wall. Peterson, 37, is in the beginning phases of a battle with breast cancer. (Bob King / firstname.lastname@example.org)
After mom’s cancer battle, a daughter’s diagnosis
When Amy Peterson suspected she might have cancer, her mother was not among the first to know.
“I did not know right away until she went in to meet with the surgeon, and then she figured she had to tell me,” said Pam Peterson, 60, of Wausau, Wis.
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