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Moments to shine
As a semiprofessional football player and youth basketball coach to his daughter, the sudden stroke that hit Ollice when he was only 26 was completely out of the blue. In a coma for 13 days and the hospital for 47 days, Ollice had to relearn how to walk. With his 7 year old daughter’s encouragement, he did just that. With friends by his side, Ollice was able to attend a Nuggets game and meet coach Mike Malone.
Two years ago, Carmen noticed an indentation on the right side of her right breast. She did what everyone should do when something’s not right – she got it checked out. That turned out to be a good decision, and along with inspiration from her daughter Jasmine, Carmen fought cancer with an unrivaled positive attitude.
From the bright look on her face, you wouldn’t know that ten-year-old Cheyenne is in the fight of her life. She hasn’t let cancer hold her back, but instead faces each day with such positivity and determination that it has inspired us deeply — which is why we wanted to give Cheyenne, her family and care team their own Moment to Shine.