Terri Hutchison, a 2002 alumna of Columbia College, was only 19 when she lost her mother to breast cancer, a loss that she has felt most of her adult life. Dorothy Stemberger, then 40, lost one breast and underwent chemotherapy and radiation. The cancer eventually spread to her bones and she died at the age of 44. Hutchison, who was expecting her first child at the time, experienced a tumultuous range of emotions.
Read more: “Proud in Pink” – HER Magazine