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Valley breast cancer survivor starts support group with Jewish focus

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Posted: Wednesday, May 9, 2018 11:23 am

Jessica Knight was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer in September 2013. Married to a marine, Knight and her family moved around every couple of years. At the time of her diagnosis. they were living in Vienna, Virginia, and Knight hadn’t yet connected with a synagogue.

Facing a cancer diagnosis with four young children, Knight felt a strong urge to connect with the Jewish community. She called the nearest Reform synagogue. As it happened, the synagogue’s membership director answered and told her that they ran a breast cancer support group. She invited Knight to come meet with them that evening.

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