July 17, 2011
Staff Photos: Jason Braverman. Gina Ford, right, reads a message on a card given to her by the American Cancer Society while getting chemotherapy last week at Eastside Medical with her mother, Sandy Hamrick by her side. Hamrick has had reoccurring cancer four times in the last 17 years. Now, she fights the disease with her daughter.
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Gina Ford celebrated a birthday Wednesday. Friends and family members brought her cupcakes, flowers and balloons. The now-42-year-old accepted hugs and read birthday cards. She smiled through the pain.
... have the love of family and friends as your support group. They can lift you up so high, and the days just pass by so much faster ... No one fights alone!