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The First Anniversary
Next week will mark the first anniversary of my cancer diagnosis. I have counted many blessings this year such as… witnessing another birthday of each of my teenagers, nieces, nephew
….my parents, celebrated my 2oth wedding anniversary.
I forged new friendships. I managed to literally live another year!
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and that brings mixed emotions. Read the rest of this entry »
New Zealand’s Pacific Musos Fundraise for Breast Cancer Survivor; Samoan Niuean Mother Sarvs FalefituPosted: September 26, 2008
It reads like a who’s who of New Zealand’s leading music scene and they just happen to be chart topping Pacific musos.
Dawn Raid’s crop of Pacific talent will be belting out the songs tonight in an effort to help raise treatment funds for Sarvs Falefitu.
Among them, Nesian Mystik, Mareko, L’il Saints, Legacy, Launch Band, Devolo and Sweet and Irie.
The night’s MC will be Yolande Ah Chong, Radio 531pi’s Radio Host for Talanoa, a talkback programme from 10am to 2pm. Read the rest of this entry »
Editor’s Note: This new blog entry is a journal in the life of Sarvs Falefitu. Last year, the brave mother of four was diagnosed with breast cancer. After I set up this website, I asked Sarvs if she would keep a journal online for Pacific Eye Witness, right here. She agreed to do it, if it would help raise the awareness of breast cancer among our Pacific people. Sarvs wants others to avoid what she’s gone through.
This is Sarvs’ story.
Talofa lava. My name is Sarvs Falefitu. I’m married with four teenagers and I am a breast cancer survivor.
The Day I Read About Symptoms
I spotted the list of symptoms of breast cancer in a health magazine I never buy. That was 342 days ago. Read the rest of this entry »