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A Remarkable Story of Surviving Breast Cancer
Faith Over Fear: A Remarkable Story of Surviving Breast Cancer from BOE Chair Ms. Jessie Goree
Posted on 10/20/2023
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Clayton County Public Schools (CCPS) is proud to recognize Breast Cancer Awareness Month by shining a light on stories of hope and resilience within our community. In October, Ms. Jessie Goree, Chair of the Clayton County Board of Education and representative of District 3, opened her heart in an exclusive interview with Mr. Anthony Rhoads, a reporter with the Clayton News Daily. In this heartwarming conversation, Ms. Goree shared her journey, offering an in-depth look at her remarkable story of survival. This inspiring story was captured by members of the districts’ Editorial, Media Engagement, and Production Services Department, and we are honored to share it with the Clayton County Community. 

“Faith Over Fear: Ms. Goree's Breast Cancer Journey” Video Feature: 

"Faith over fear is what you need when dealing with breast cancer or any type of cancer or illness,” said Board Chair Goree. “Your health matters, and you have to prioritize regular screenings and early detection strategies. Early detection and intervention can make all the difference in your journey to wellness,” she added.

To read the full article published by the Clayton News Daily, please click here as her words are a testament to the strength that can be found in unwavering belief, even in the face of adversity.

As we continue to raise awareness, please take a moment to view the video compilation of testimonials from a few Clayton County Public School survivors and those on their journey to overcome, and additional words of encouragement from staff and students of our district.

These videos are also currently airing on CCPS Channel 24 Online and Channel 24 via cable for Comcast Subscribers in Clayton County.