In Loving Memory of my Aunt Valerie

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By Dawn Bradford-Lange, Co-Founder of Breast Cancer Yoga.

My dearest Aunt Valerie passed Thursday July 24, 2014. She was the best aunt I could wish for. I am so fortunate that I got to have her as my aunt. Unfortunately she lost her battle against cancer.

When I was young I stayed at her house. I loved it there, she just let me be.  She helped me whenever I needed her, without judging me. She listened, and always tried to make me see the good things in others. I miss those days growing up in Harvard Yard. I hope that l am a little bit like her, because she made the world a better place for many people.

I still regret it that I couldn’t be there for her when she was dying. Her last days she spent with the people she loved and wanted to have surrounding her.

And to honor her, I will try to live my life the way she did, without judging people, and helping animals in need.

Read Valerie’s Article My Journey With Cancer, Read About Valerie  From Her Step Daughter And Dana Farber. Learn more about cancer treatment  and community out reach from the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.

Dawn Breast CancerAbout Dawn Bradford Lange:  Co-founder of Breast Cancer Yoga. Dawn is making a difference with Breast Cancer Yoga therapeutic products designed to support you emotionally and physically during breast cancer . We want to give you the attention and personal service you need so please email us at if you have questions.

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  1. Rochelle Donnino says:

    So beautiful to love and be loved. That is the heartbeat of life. Rochelle


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