Tuesday, December 29, 2009
The story of Emmarie Truman
Family members describe Emmarie Truman as a 17-year-old with just enough sassy attitude, persistence, humor and God's grace to beat a life-threatening disease — all while smiling.
It is who she's become since overcoming cancer in early 2008, when she had a lemon-sized tumor removed from her brain.
It is who she'll need to continue to be to overcome her next fight: leukemia.
I was fortunate to be assigned this story on such an amazing girl. She truly inspires everyone she meets, I mean, I feel like she has such a fantastic attitude on life. Here is a link to the full story. A special thanks to the family who was so cooperative and to Citizen Patriot photographer Nick Dentamaro, whose photos are stunning. You did a great job Nick. Go team Maytamaro. This story was published in today's Jackson Citizen Patriot.