“It was thrilling to have Shannon Miller at our ovarian cancer awareness events. Her inspirational story added an uplifting element to the day, and the video of her Olympic gymnastic success was truly joyful. Early detection of ovarian cancer and a happy outcome like Shannon’s is the holy grail we hope to make a reality for more women in the future. Thank you Shannon for adding your voice to our cause.”
- Andrew Berchuck, MD, Director, Gynecologic Oncology at Duke University Medical Center
Shannon Miller has a very powerful story to tell and has a true passion for Women’s health. After listening to her you feel an urgency to pick up the phone and call your doctor to schedule a routine appointment. Shannon inspires you and lets you know that it is O.K. to take care of yourself first.
– Coosa Valley Medical Center, Sylacauga, AL
Shannon was such an asset to our event….Her personal story connected with the people attending the event as she shared her fears and her strengths during her recent battle against Ovarian cancer. Shannon’s message to keep your eye on the larger goal, but focus on what you can do day by day, or even hour by hour resonated with all the people who have been touched by this disease. So many attending the Soroptimist Vicki Linn Walk commented that Shannon was warm and approachable. and they were in awe at her accomplishments. I was especially touched by a young women who drove several hours, hoping to meet her gymnastic idol. Shannon took the time to speak to her and allowed a special moment for pictures. She was also generous to everyone who wanted a picture, autograph and even allowed others to try on her gorgeous gold medals.
We are so grateful that Shannon was with us for that special day and she certainly made a great contribution to the success of the Vicki Linn Walk for Ovarian Cancer Awareness.
- Andrea De Palatis, The Vicki Linn Walk for Ovarian Cancer Awareness