Sharon Givens sat for one of her chemotherapy treatments at the Commonwealth Cancer Center on Aug. 29. Givens was diagnosed with breast cancer in May of this year.
Sharon Givens sat for one of her chemotherapy treatments at the Commonwealth Cancer Center on Aug. 29. Givens was diagnosed with breast cancer in May of this year. Herald-Leader
Sharon Givens sat for one of her chemotherapy treatments at the Commonwealth Cancer Center on Aug. 29. Givens was diagnosed with breast cancer in May of this year. Herald-Leader

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