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Taking steps against breast cancer Snoqualmie woman is face of fundraiser

Valley resident Michele Trumbull is one of three cancer survivors to officially represent the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Trumbull encourages local residents to join her walking team. - Seth Truscott / Snoqualmie Valley Record
Valley resident Michele Trumbull is one of three cancer survivors to officially represent the American Cancer Society’s Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk. Trumbull encourages local residents to join her walking team.
— image credit: Seth Truscott / Snoqualmie Valley Record

Snoqualmie resident and breast cancer survivor Michele Trumbull will lead her own force of supporters in the Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk, a fundraiser for the American Cancer Society planned for Sunday, Sept. 28 in Bellevue’s downtown park.

The 1990 Mount Si grad has twice faced and survived breast cancer, and is now promoting the upcoming walk to help find a cure and keep other women from going through what she’s endured.

Trumbull was first diagnosed with breast cancer at age 25.

The experience, she said, was overwhelming.

“I didn’t know anything about cancer,” Trumbull said. “I was just kind of going through the motions.”

The cancer was already at a dangerous stage and had spread to a lymph node when

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