She didn’t know when. But deep within her soul, she knew it was coming. Some day. Some day …
Her mother. Her grandmother. Her aunt. Her uncle. All passed away from cancer.
So for Renae O’Laughlin – a sweet 60-year-old housekeeper here at Moraine Park Technical College with a vibrant, positive spirit – getting a diagnosis of cancer seemed inevitable.
“I’ve had so many family members die from cancer, so it wasn’t a matter of ‘If I’ll get cancer.’ I’ve just always had the mindset that I was going to get cancer – that it was just a matter of time,” Renae said.
Unfortunately, she was right.