About Ignite

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What if you could manage adversity with grace and good humor?



Speaker
Marlys Johnson

Affiliation

URL
http://www.CancerAdventures.org

Biography
Married to my husband, Gary, for 41 years; two children and six grandchildren. Served as Survivorship Coordinator at St. Charles Cancer Center. While Gary was living with terminal cancer, we founded a non-profit and - working around our day jobs - traveled across the country sharing what we were doing to live well with metastatic disease. When Gary died in Nov 2014, my adult children encouraged me to take an early retirement, get back into speaking, continue blogging, write a second book.

Description
An overview of our season of adversity that included joblessness and a live-in parent sinking into dementia before the cancer diagnosis, followed by lessons learned on how to live well through the hard - self-care, the incorporation of gratitude and good humor, looking for ways to give back, how our faith came into play.

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Next Event

Ignite Bend ​15
October 25, 2017 at 7pm
Doors open at 6:00pm
Tower Theater - Bend, OR
Admission is always FREE

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