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Foundation offers free art workshops for those affected by cancer
Wed, Sep 2: Art for Cancer Foundation provides free creative workshops for those affected by the disease. Susan Hay has the story of the organization founded by Cid Palacio after she lost both her parents to cancer within 15 months.

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Art for Cancer Foundation offers creative outlet for those affected by the disease

By Lisa Rainford

Kelly Thorarinson and her husband had only been married for a year-and-a-half when he was diagnosed with cancer; three weeks earlier, they learned they were expecting.

Not even two years after her husband died from the illness, Thorarinson found out she had breast cancer. Just how did she cope with such devastating news in the midst of her grief, still fresh?

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