Barb Freeman, breast cancer survivor, to be 'voice of hope' at Twin Valley Relay for Life event

CAERNARVON TWP., Pa. - The American Cancer Society announced plans Monday for its annual Relay for Life event in southern Berks County.

The 24-hour event will begin this Friday at noon at Twin Valley High School in Caernarvon Township.

Addressing participants during the survivor ceremony this year will be Barb Freeman, a 48-year-old wife and mom who is a two-time breast cancer survivor.

In April 2009, doctors discovered that Freeman's cancer had spread to her brain, giving her less than a year to live. Freeman, however, is still going strong four years later.

More than 300 people are already signed up to participate in the event, which is open to the public.

DISCLAIMER FOR COMMENTS: The views expressed by public comments are not those of this company or its affiliated companies. Please note by clicking on "Post" you acknowledge that you have read the TERMS OF USE  and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Your comments may be used on air. Be polite. Inappropriate posts or posts containing offsite links may be removed by the moderator.


Allentown, PA 18102




  • %

This Week's Circulars

Latest from the newsroom