Cancer patient’s rafting wish to come true

As friends and family of Wendy Phelps entered the room, they slipped on life preservers as a show of solidarity. They gathered at the Cancer Care Centers of South Texas recently to honor Phelps, who has had six recurrences of breast cancer since she was diagnosed in September 2000.

She arrived with her father, William Phelps, and older sister, Wanda Phelps. Several nurses lined up to hug Phelps, who has arrived for treatments for the past 11 years shouting, “All right, let’s get this show on the road!”

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