Marna Franks

I hope that sharing my story will inspire other women not to wait until it’s too late like I did.

Wary of physicians and hospitals after losing her husband to bladder cancer, Marna Franks, 52, of Kirbyville, believed her superior health excluded her from regular check-ups.

Earnestine Anderson

It was a miracle I was able to get this mammogram, and I believe it saved my life.

After raising four boys, Earnestine Anderson, 52, of Beaumont, was accustomed to giving motherly advice, so she listened to her sister’s pleas to call the “Gift of Life” for a free mammogram.

Susan Dimaline

This journey brought me to the right place at the right time because, thanks to the ‘Gift of Life,’ I received the help I needed.

Moving to Texas from London, Susan Dimaline, 64, arrived in Beaumont “devastated and destitute,” having lost her husband to brain cancer three months after his diagnosis. Without health insurance, Susan felt powerless to seek her own vital screenings.

Laura Flowers

This was my first mammogram. It saved my life.

The main supporter of her household after her husband was disabled 10 years ago, Laura Flowers, 57, of Bridge City, has always worked hard to care for her family, guiding six sons into adulthood.