Breast Cancer Awareness Month Today's featured survivor: Barbara Taug

Posted: Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Age: 56.

Juneau resident: born in Juneau.

Family: Single; parents, Ole and Mary Taug; brothers, Ron Taug and Ole Taug III; sisters, Shirley Walkush and Flossy Brown; dog, Yupik.

Hobbies: Walking my dog, cooking and fishing.

Occupation: Family case manager, Tlingit-Haida Central Council.

Kind of cancer: Cervical.

Years surviving: 35.

Diagnosed: August 1974.

Quote: "Embrace every new day with family as a gift."

• To be featured as a cancer survivor during the month of October, contact Neighbors editor Kim Andree at 523-2272 or

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