Erin – Staying Connected

Erin – Staying Connected

I was diagnosed with stage IV non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) in July 2016 following months of an unrelenting cough; visits to urgent care, an ENT, and my primary provider; and finally the E.R. where I underwent a chest CT scan and heard the word “mass” for the...
Mom’s Story

Mom’s Story

On November 2, 1931, on a farm in County Mayo, Ireland, my mother, Kathleen O’Connor, was born. She was one of seven children, and she learned at a very young age how tough life can be. Her mother died when she was 11, and she, her siblings and her father simply had...