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Breast Cancer Survivor Pays Bills of Breast Cancer Patients During Treatment: No One Should Be in My Position

Breast Cancer Survivor Pays Bills of Breast Cancer Patients During Treatment: No One Should Be in My Position
October 5, 2017 coraandkrist

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Molly MacDonald was between jobs when she was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer in 2005. Unable to work to pay the mortgage and other bills while undergoing two surgeries and six weeks of daily radiation treatments, the mother of five felt completely overwhelmed.

Then her house was foreclosed and she began to visit food banks for help. “I thought, ‘I am a complete loser,’ ” she tells PEOPLE. “I can’t feed my family.’ “

After returning to work full-time in sales and marketing and once again able to support her family, MacDonald, 66, of Beverly Hills, Michigan, decided to help other women undergoing breast cancer treatments to pay their bills and focus on healing.