Fruitvale resident battles cancer with fashion

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Courtesy photo Chelsea Shaver

Fruitvale resident and cancer survivor, Chelsea Shaver is making her way to New York for the SMGlobal Catwalk Feb. 11 during New York Fashion Week. In addition to attending the event, she met talented fashion designer, Dalia MacPhee, and jewelry designer Remarkably Renee who have donated their time and passion to bring Chelsea the opportunity to be a featured survivor model for the cancer non-profit Say YES to HOPE.

 Chelsea Shaver is a 28-year old mom with three daughters. She was diagnosed with Stage 4 breast cancer months ago when her baby was just a few weeks old.  

“Learning that your cancer has spread to your liver and bones is earth shattering,” said Chelsea. “I am trying to keep our lives as normal as possible for my family and while my diagnosis is frightening, I try to battle it with a smile and positive outlook.”

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