In­spired by her mom’s bat­tle with can­cer, Sarah brings hope and heal­ing to pa­tients in need!

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Sarah bright­ens oth­ers’ lives by help­ing them get sup­port—and here’s how you can feel loved:

Ask for a hug! Just hug­ging some­one is proven to boost feel- good brain chem­i­cals, plus it helps strengthen the im­mune sys­tem. Even cud­dling a cat or dog scores you the ben­e­fits!

Plan a “laugh­ing” date! Make time to see a funny movie with a friend— laugh­ing to­gether not only strength­ens the bonds of your friend­ship, it speeds heal­ing, too!

Reach out! Con­nect­ing with oth­ers who are in a sim­i­lar sit­u­a­tion helps peo­ple feel bet­ter. To find a sup­port group, go to Pa­tients­likeme. com and

Lori’s Hands vol­un­teer Judy tends to a pa­tient’s gar­den.

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