“I don’t view the cancer as a negative thing. It’s an inconvenient thing.”
Opal Phillips, volunteer secretary at the Anderson County Senior Center, views her battle with cancer differently than most.
In between helping people on the phone and doling out hugs to everybody who enters, Phillips, 68, tells of her journey with cancer just days before Lawrenceburg gathers for its annual Relay for Life fundraiser.
It all started Feb. 25, 2012 when she fell and couldn’t use her arm to get up.