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  • Beatriz Acosta Buitrago

    Beatriz Acosta Buitrago

    Beatriz Acosta Buitrago can remember a lot about growing up in her native Colombia, South America. But when she thinks back to her cancer diagnosis in the fall of 2005, she cannot remember any specific symptoms.

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  • Nancy McGarvey

    Nancy McGarvey

    During the night when most people are fast asleep, Nancy McGarvey is on her feet, caring for newborn babies at one of the area's busiest hospital delivery rooms. "I have loved being a nurse for the past 20 years," said Nancy. During her 39 years of raising 4 children, many of the healthcare decisions revolved around them.

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