By Liz Wood 

Breast cancer & fire prevention

From the Hip


October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. It is also Fire Protection Week. On Wednesday, The Kirsten Campbell Court will be dedicated.

I mention all of these, because each one has had an impact on my life, indirectly, but still an impact.

Shortly after I moved to Saratoga, my maternal grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer.

She cried when she told me. I remember that moment vividly and probably will for the rest of my life.

I began self-examinations and months later, something was different. I called my doctor who referred me to the Sally Jobe Clinic in Denver.

Fortunately it was a no...

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