In 2005 at the age of 36, Heather Von St. James was diagnosed with the rare cancer mesothelioma and given 15 months to live. Today she is making a difference.
Heather is a wife, a mother, a survivor, and an inspiration to many. Her story is one of hope, love, overcoming setbacks, moving past fear, motherhood, family, community, and faith. She is someone who has turned post-traumatic stress into post-traumatic growth. To read Heather’s story click here.
February 2 is Heather’s annual Leavin’ Lung Day where hundreds of people gather with her and write their fears on plates before shattering them in her backyard. Heather, you are an inspiration!