During a routine doctor’s visit. Shawnee Starr was sent to get a mammogram after the doctor noticed an oddity in her breast. From blissful ignorance to desolate worrying, soon the worst case scenario came true. She had breast cancer.

Scared for the future of herself and her children, after initially feeling powerless and cheated by the universe. She found the power within herself to fight back and take control of her own health. Through hours of relentless research, the help and love of her community, and an undying faith in herself she was able to make an unprecedented recovery. Shocking herself and her doctors.

Read the full story here:  Fox 21 News: Breast Cancer Awareness Month: Colorado Springs woman fights back