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Art TherapyHero of HopePatient Stories

Empowerment Through Art and Music

Melissa Marshall found comfort and inspiration to help herself and others cope with cancer through both art and music.
Video Library – January 4, 2018
Melissa Marshall
2017 Hero of Hope Patient Award™ winner
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