When you’re 15 you’re not really thinking about cancer. That’s what happens to other people…older people...it won’t happen to me.
Summer weekends were family days at the beach, holidays were always to some tropical beach location... the beach culture was a way of life for Melissa.
My entire family has had melanoma with both parents dying from the disease. My brother and I are survivors only because we knew to get our skin checked.
Since I have had my melanoma removed, I have had two people I know lose their young lives to melanoma.
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