Stories of Survival from Real Women Who’ve Been There Breast cancer survivors are passionate in their survivorship and supporting other women who are going through it. This month, we feature some local survivors who are helping others and changing the way we deal with the disease. “Loving” Through It Dawn Russo Age: 43 Not many women would count breast cancer as a blessing but Dawn Russo isn’t like many women. After being diagnosed in March of this year, she has experienced an outpouring of love and kindness from family, friends, her boyfriend and even the staff at Imperial Salon and Spa where she works. ...
The Power of Reinvention
By Suzanne Fox Sevel Sometimes we choose to reinvent ourselves. Other times, circumstances force change upon us. And still other times it’s a little of both. Reinvention when you have no choice, when your life was one way, and now it is another, is about harnessing your inner strength and having faith in yourself. These two women managed to create new lives for themselves while helping others in the process. Wall of Strength Healing and Thriving Debbie Wall was 49 years old when she lost her husband Bill to bladder cancer. “We’d been together for 29 years,” she says. “We had a house and ...
The Artists Behind the Art
by Suzanne Fox Sevel A renaissance of creativity is booming on the Space Coast with the upswing of popular galleries, home grown community theater, new art and local indie music. Creative types are drawn to the sea, beach culture or the laid-back small-town feel of Brevard County. Artists, from painters and sculptors to glass artisans and musicians, even theatrical and performance artists, are all making their mark locally and globally. So if you’re craving culture, you don’t need to drive to a big city to find it. Here are just a few of our very own artists exhibiting their talent in a ...
Brevard’s Love Affair with Football
by Suzanne Fox Sevel Football has ingrained itself into American culture from youth leagues to the pros, and here on the Space Coast, loyal fans wear their hearts on their sleeves (and in some cases have their teams tattooed as sleeves.) Over the next few months, quarterback quarrels will commence, offensive and defensive plays will be orchestrated, teams will win, teams will lose, some NFL and collegiate newcomers will surprise; others will disappoint. Each fall there is renewed hope among players, coaches and fans alike. From college to pro, you can bet that on any given Saturday or Sunday college and NFL ...
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See Yourself on the Cover of SpaceCoast Living! The search is on! SpaceCoast Living is looking for one lucky reader to be on the February 2015 cover. Finalists will receive supermodel treatment and be pampered with professional hair and makeup, professional styling and a fashion cover photo shoot. Whether you’re male or female, 21 or 62, we invite you to enter our 4th Annual Cover Model Search. To enter or nominate someone, fill out the form below by October 1, 2014. All nominees must reside in Brevard County. By submitting this form you are verifying that you are age 21 or over. Also, you ...
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