'HOPE': LTES to hold carnival for cancer research

COLUMBIA CITY — Janet Hinen, a teacher at Little Turtle Elementary School, has worked with fellow faculty members to organize a special carnival — 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.“This journey has been a ride with a whole lot of bumps,” Hinen said. “It’s been a roller coaster and at times felt like I was going through a dark tunnel.”But it was the honest and genuine care from her students that kept a smile on Hinen’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.