Man Talks About Importance Of Support After Losing Wife To Breast Cancer

Originally posted on CBS Los Angeles:

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LOS ANGELES (CBS) — Germel Ford knows that cancer does not just affect the person diagnosed, but his or her loved ones as well. That is why he is speaking out to show why support is so important.

“We were happy, we were very happy. If you look around at the pictures, honestly it was a piece of heaven,” he said.

Germel had the family he always dreamed of — his wife, Rocquilla, the love of his life, and two happy, healthy boys.

It all seemed so perfect — until it was not. That was not so long ago, when cancer came into their lives.

It was after the birth of their second son, Zachary, when Rocquilla noticed a lump. Within a week of seeing the doctor, she was diagnosed with stage-3 breast cancer.

“Our life went from being good to just flipping all the…

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