In us “Why am i runningThe series is shared by Boston Marathon runners who are inspiring them to make the 26.2-mile track from Hopkinton to Boston. If you are running a marathon, you can share your story. Here.
Name: Judy Potter
On December 17, 2019, I was admitted to the emergency room of Massachusetts General Hospital, and several hours later I was surprised to find myself on the cancer floor. I was diagnosed with aggressive stage 4 non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma and was discharged at the end of the day on December 24 to spend Christmas with my family.
Treatment began on New Year’s Eve. I received treatment for the next six months from the onset of COVID-19 epidemics. I thank the entire MGH staff for their dedication and hard work every day! I am alive today thanks to the support and prayers of MGH and my family and friends. I am running with a grateful heart to give MGH back to save my life!
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