Our 4 Inspiring Young Latinas of the Month!
01/31/2012 - 15:29 | 0 Comments|
We’re excited to introduce to you a Californian young woman named Patricia Ramirez [nicknamed Patty], who is a cancer survivor. Patricia’s sister e-mailed us her story, and we had to share. After she was diagnosed with leukemia last year, Patricia has weathered many storms, and continues to push on. Ramirez’s leukemia diagnosis fell on an interesting date – March 31, 2011. According to her sister Sovia Mendoza, Patricia connected it to the late Mexican American civil rights activist/labor leader César Chávez, who was born on March 31, 1927. “‘Si se puede’ [Yes, it can be done] she [Patricia] said to fighting this disease, ‘si se puede’ to enduring months of horrible chemotherapy,” Mendoza wrote in her e-mail to Latina. Continue reading here!