Lynn Schulman, right, the author (photo: Schulman 2021)
Last October, I got scary news. It was during an annual screening (and ironically, during Breast Cancer Awareness Month). At first, I was told there was a suspicious spot and it was probably nothing.
But subsequent tests and procedures revealed that the spot was actually a small, malignant tumor.
I was stunned.
But still, I wasn’t about to let a diagnosis derail my dream of serving my community as an elected official. As any woman will tell you, our success often means keeping our...