Inspiring America: ‘Girls Love Mail’ For Cancer Patients | NBC Nightly News

Inspiring America: ‘Girls Love Mail’ For Cancer Patients | NBC Nightly News


NBC’S KATY BECK HAS
THE INSPIRING AMERICA
REPORT. >>MY DEAR SISTER.
>>Reporter: STEPHANIE
JONES WRITES THREE LETTER AS DAY
ENGRAVING EMPATHY TO
WOMEN SHE DOESN’T KNOW.
>>YOU ARE IN MY
HEART. I THOUGHT —
>>Reporter: BUT SHE
KNOWS THEIR DISEASE. JONES BEAT CANCER
THREE TIMES AND HAS
FELT THEIR SAME FEARS. >>HOW WILL I EVER DO
THIS?
DO I HAVE THE STRENGTH AND THE COURAGE?
OF COURSE, YOU DO.
>>Reporter: JONES IS ONE OF THOUSANDS
WRITING LETTERS FOR A
GROUP CALLED GIRLS LOVE MAIL.
>>THERE IS SOMETHING
THEY CAN DO. THEY CAN PICK UP A
PEN.
>>Reporter: CANCER SURVIVOR GINA MULLIGAN
IS THE FOUNDER.
HER IDEA ARMING VOLUNTEERS, SCHOOL
CHILDREN TO CANCER
SURVIVORS TO HELP FIGHT A STRANGER’S
BATTLE WITH BREAST
CANCER. >>EVERY DAY, I READ
THE LETTERS AND SEE
THE BEST IN PEOPLE. >>Reporter: MULLIGAN
DESIGNED THE CHARITY
NOT TO RAISE MONEY, INSTEAD TO COLLECT
COMFORT.
SOUL FUNDING FOR THOSE
WHO FEEL BROKE.
>>IT’S OKAY TO CRY, BUT REMEMBER TO LAUGH,
TOO.
>>Reporter: VOLUNTEERS SEE THE
LETTERS FIRST.
>>STAY STRONG AND CONTINUE TO BE BRAVE.
YOU’VE GOT THIS.
>>Reporter: LETTERS PACKAGED AND SENT TO
THE HOSPITALS
NATIONWIDE, OVER THE LAST SIX YEARS
REACHING 80,000 WOMEN.
>>YOU MADE A DIFFERENCE IN THAT
PERSON’S LIFE.
>>Reporter: SOMEONE LIKE SHERRY RECEIVING
TREATMENT AT ST. JUDE
AND A LETTER. >>MY MESSAGE FOR YOU
IS SIMPLY TWO WORDS, I
CARE. >>AS YOU TAKE YOUR
UNIQUE CANCER JOURNEY.
MY HAND WILL VIRTUALLY HOLD YOURS.
YOU ARE IN MY HEART.
STEPHANIE. >>Reporter: FROM ONE
HAND.

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