Nancy Brinker Promise Analysis

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It is said that what sets the course of our life, our character and achievements, is not so much what happens to us, as how we respond to those events. This notion really applies to Nancy Brinker’s life. Her story starts with a promise. In 1980, Nancy Brinker’s sister, Susan G. Komen was dying from breast cancer. Before she died, Komen asked her sister to do something so that other women would not need to go through her agony. Nancy Brinker responded by starting an organization that honored her sister and her promise by raising awareness of breast cancer and funds for finding causes, treatments, cures.
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