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When Jean Met Sonia

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Jean Williams crocheted scarves to occupy her time while she was on medical leave from work last winter. It helped to distract her from the side effects of her chemotherapy treatments. (Kayla Galway/Bronx Documentary Center)

With three kids and a full-time job, Jean's life was already full when she was diagnosed with cancer. She reached out for support through a program at Montefiore Medical Center where she met Sonia Chevannes, a cancer survivor who lent Jean a hand when she needed one.

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