I'm Shelley and this is my story...
My name is Shelley C, I would like to tell you a story that has left a soft spot in my heart, and always will.
I am a breast cancer survivor of 5 years.
The year I was undergoing treatment, I was outdoing some Christmas shopping. I was in a jewellery store purchasing some charms for my nieces. While I was waiting for them to be wrapped, I was browsing and noticed a necklace that caught my eye. It was the one with the sterling silver boxing glove and the pink ribbon, which stands for "FIGHT LIKE A GIRL".
Maryanne was the sales lady assisting me with my purchase; she noticed I was looking at the pendant and asked if I would like to see it. I declined stating that I would get one after Christmas.
When I went to the cash to pay, Maryanne hands me the necklace and says "This is my Christmas present to you, please take it and wear it in good health". I said that I could not accept it, she insisted that I have it. I broke down into tears thinking how could a total stranger be so kind and generous?
Throughout my treatment, I met numerous people who were kind and generous. I wear that necklace today and every time I think about it, it gives me a warm feeling in my heart.
For all of the Maryanne's out there who go out of their way to show they care... I THANK YOU on behalf of all who are touched by breast cancer.