Baptist Host Breast Cancer Survivor Olympic Gold Medalist Peggy Fleming

Friday, November 5, 2010

For three years, Baptist for Women has hosted a luncheon targeting women's health during the Junior League of Jackson's MistleToe Marketplace. This year, Baptist hosted the luncheon featuring special guest Peggy Flemming on Friday, November 5, 2010.

She is an American figure skater who won an Olympicgold medal in 1968 and has been a television commentator on figure skating for over 20 years. Fleming was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1998. The cancer was detected in its early stages, and surgery was successful. She became a breast cancer activist who recommends not procrastinating and early detection.

Flemming was also able to attend a dinner on Thursday evening for the Baptist Health Foundation.



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