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Prime Time: Cancer survivor from Charlton looks to share her strength

Maria Maynard
Photographer: Marc Schultz
Maria Maynard
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Maria Maynard’s battle with cancer forced her to retire from a teaching job she loved, but her journey made her realize she didn’t need to give up her calling — she just needed to make a new lesson plan. The 50-year-old Charlton resident was diagnosed with stage-four cancer on Valentine’s Day in 2011. It was breast cancer, but the cancer cells were in her abdomen and back. The diagnosis was a shock, she said, because ...

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