Katrina causes breast cancer patient to take detour


The timing could not have been worse.

While on a quick trip to Belize to deliver supplies to a Catholic high school she founded near the coastal town of Dangriga, Sister of the Holy Family Judith Thérèse Barial flipped on CNN to see aerial footage of a flooded New Orleans after Hurricane Katrina. She knew right away that a scheduled surgery – to remove a cancerous lump in her breast – was off indefinitely.

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