Who better to capture the spirit of
courage and compassion in the face
of adversity than Eva Peron,
Argentina's angel to the masses in
the late 40's and early 50's?
Bringing about social reform through
the office of her husband, Juan Peron,
she so lovingly bettered the standards
of working and living conditions there
that she is thought of as a saint in
When she was diagnosed with cancer in
her early 30's, she refused to let
it slow her down. Keeping up a
rigorous schedule until scant months
before her death in 1952, her husband
sometimes held her up when her
strength ebbed so that she could speak
to the people of Argentina about
the issues so important to her and to
When she died in July of that
year at the age of only 33, the nation
completely stopped in order to mourn
her passing. They mourn her still.
Many vibrant lives are cut short due
to cancers for which we have no
cure. Breast cancer is one of them.
Only with generous donations
devoted to research can we finally
find the key to stop the advance of
these debilitating diseases.