Winners Named for Prostate Cancer Foundation’s TRUE Love Awareness Contest

Winners Named for Prostate Cancer Foundation’s TRUE Love Awareness Contest
The 3rd annual TRUE Love Contest of the Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF), which features inspirational stories from patients and caregivers to raise disease awareness, has selected two winners. Chosen by actress Kristen Bell from more than 100 submitted narratives, the winners are Angie Wilfong of San Antonio, Texas, and Lucy Hayes of Gold Bar, Washington. Wilfong and Hayes will be featured on PCF’s website and social media channels, and receive “caregiver packages” that include gifts curated by Bell from PCF partner and online lifestyle shopping site, Verishop. The awareness campaign features perspectives that reflect love, honor and care for those who have or had prostate cancer, a disease that affects about one in nine men overall, and one in seven African Americans. “Caregivers and family support are an essential part of a prostate cancer patient’s recovery,” Bell, whose father-in-law recently died from the disease, said in a press release. “For the demanding work they do, a caregiver’s role is sometimes unrecognized. The TRUE Love contest provides an opportunity for patients or their loved ones to express their deepest gratitude for recognizing their tireless work and supported care for patients. It is a privilege to work with PCF in honoring these unsung heroes,” she said. In her submission, Wilfong wrote about her "reliable and responsible" father Angel who, in 1992, moved his family from Mexico to the United States. After learning last year that her father had prostate cancer with bone metastasis, the two became inseparable. To make sure Angel received care and support he needed, a devastated Wilfong moved her family into her parents’ home. “We were born and raised in Mexico and migrated to the United States in 1992 when
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