Photo by Amy Geer – Brenda Emer is pictured with her children, Allison and John, at their James City home, along with the family dog, Jake. A benefit will be held on Saturday, April 20 at the Kane Elks Club. Emer was supposed to start a trial study in Pittsburgh, but doctors found a brain tumor, delaying her participation.
JAMES CITY – Brenda Emer was first diagnosed with breast cancer in July of 1997. Her son John was three years old, her daughter Allison, only two. While still getting a handle on her own illness, Brenda found out that John had Type I Diabetes.
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