- Special Sections
- Spring Home Improvement 2015
COLUMBIA CITY â€” Janet Hinen, a teacher at Little Turtle Elementary School, has worked with fellow faculty members to organize a special carnival â€” a fundraiser for cancer research and patient support.
In April of 2013, Hinen was diagnosed with breast cancer. In May, she underwent surgery in addition to chemotherapy treatments.
â€śThis journey has been a ride with a whole lot of bumps,â€ť Hinen said. â€śItâ€™s been a roller coaster and at times felt like I was going through a dark tunnel.â€ť
But it was the honest and genuine care from her students that kept a smile on Hinenâ€™s face.
To read the rest of this story, see the March 3 of The Post and Mail. Don't have a subscription? Call (260) 244-5153 or subscribe to our e-edition. For breaking news, sports updates and additional coverage, bookmark the homepage and find us on facebook and twitter.