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Fearless, An Interview with Maimah Karmo – Part II

Fearless, An Interview with Maimah Karmo – Part II

Maimah Karmo is a breast-cancer survivor and the founder of the Tigerlily Foundation, an organization that educates, empowers and advocates for young women affected by breast cancer. The idea was born after her second chemotherapy treatment, and when she appeared on The Oprah Winfrey Show to tell her story, Oprah’s advice was emphatic: Maimah must(…)

Fearless, An Interview with Maimah Karmo – Part I

Fearless, An Interview with Maimah Karmo – Part I

Maimah is a mother, Liberian refugee, breast cancer survivor, and hero. On February 28, 2006, at 4:45 p.m., Maimah was diagnosed with Stage 2 breast cancer.   She was 32 years old.   She had a 3-year-old at the time, and her fiancé walked away days after her breast surgery. Life fell apart. While undergoing her second(…)

Fearless

Fearless

To kick off our “I’m a Survivor” area of Mom-Spot.com, we couldn’t think of a more appropriate mom to feature than Maimah Karmo.  Over the next 3 weeks, we will introduce you to this amazing mother that turned an exasperating experience into one of hope and a commitment to other women affected by breast cancer.(…)