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Deadline for submissions is Friday, May 11, 2012 at 5:00pm EDT.

Your stories will be featured on this web page and your videos will be linked to our YouTube or Vimeo channel. You can view previous story submissions below and video submissions here. The story with the most "likes" and the video with the most views will each win one free registration ticket to our 2012 Annual Conference: Poised for Progress.

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Ellen Hager


One Poem, One story, Two lives inspiring mine… Just a pre-teen, broken dreams, How my mom can make me scream… “Oh please, let me never be like her!” Clean your … Continue reading 

Karene Pace


My sister, Karene, was diagnosed with ovarian cancer in 2005. She is the middle of three sisters and has one brother. We were both sisters and best friends. She is … Continue reading 

Agnes Fowler


“I love you, too” were the last words my beautiful mother said to me before she she entered heaven on December 24, 2006.  As each second, minute, hour, day, month, … Continue reading 

Michelle Glazier


Our mom, Michelle Glazier, was diagnosed with stage III ovarian cancer in April of 2008. Within two weeks we had met with her new doctor, scheduled surgery and had surgery … Continue reading 

Susan Leighton


Shortly after my high school graduation as my parents were preparing to start their “empty nest” years everything changed for my mother, Susan Leighton, and for our entire family. She … Continue reading 

Mary Jane

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Boy where do you begin explaining the bravery and grace and dignity of a woman who gave you birth.  This is not a story of just ovarian cancer. It begins … Continue reading 

Jerri Grobe


I have been truly blessed to have three women in my life that I call mother. Women who I go to for guidance, love, support, friendship, and faith: my mom, … Continue reading 

Elizabeth Weathers

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Elizabeth (Ann) Weathers was born October 13th 1941.  She succumbed to a courageous battle with ovarian cancer on Tuesday, March 2, 2010.  Ann was the oldest of four children born … Continue reading 

Perla Shearer


My mom was the most kindhearted and caring person I have ever known. She always put everyone before herself.  In November of 2006 my mom went to the doctor for … Continue reading 

Tracy Roderick

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Eighteen short months were all she had with her own children.  My best friend Tracy went to the ends of the earth to hand pick her children.  After months of … Continue reading 

Carolyn Adams

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I am Carolyn, from West Tennessee. I am a mother of 2 teenagers. I love being a mom. When I was little and people would ask me what I wanted … Continue reading 

Helen Golden

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My Mother Saved My Life Twice My story begins with my Mom, Helen Golden, who was diagnosed with stage 3B epithelial ovarian cancer when she was 71 in July, 2005. … Continue reading