Cancer brought love into my life

Angela found a lump in her leg a week after her 30th birthday. She would later find out she had malignant fibrous histiocytoma, which is a soft tissue sarcoma. Only 5,000 to 6,000 people are diagnosed with it each year.

The disease normally affects senior citizens or young children and it is often found in the limbs or a muscle mass. She had a fifty-fifty chance of surviving.

“I knew my life was changing the moment when I was in the dark room and they were doing the biopsy with the really big needle. I started crying. I remember the doctor grabbing my leg and saying ‘you know what you can cry, this is definitely something you can cry about.’”

Only two and a half months prior, Angela had met the man of her dreams. Her family stood watch to see what her new beau was made of, he was either going to cut bait and run or stay in it for the long haul.

The day she met Matt, Angela felt an instant connection. But cancer is a terrifying disease and angela vowed to take it one day at a time.

Get updates on Angela’s latest acting gigs and watch as she chases down her dreams on her website.

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