November 29, 2018

When fighting a disease like cancer, sometimes the best medicine is to maintain a positive attitude. Just like Jessie Rhye Recny, who is currently fighting the round-2 battle against the dreaded disease.

In November 2017, Jessie had triumphed over her stage-2 breast cancer. And while the battle was long and hard, in the end, she managed to make it through.

To celebrate her victory over cancer, she sang the hymn Amazing Grace by the nurse’s station at the Winship Cancer Institute in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Jessie did not think it was cancer at first and believed it came from changes to her body after her pregnancy. But unfortunately, it was something.

After eight rounds of chemotherapy, and surgery, Jessie was given the all-clear bill by her doctors, and she sang to celebrate her victory.

“Jessie was overflowing with happiness and cried tears of joy as she quoted the bell quote and rang it 3 loud times for everyone to hear—the sound of hope ringing through the halls,” recalled her sister-in-law Amanda Rhye, according to a report by Shared.

“She has been tough, she hasn’t lost her faith, and even in the sickest days, she has stayed strong with a smile,” Amanda said. “And did I mention she is beautiful bald?!”

Jessie is no stranger to fighting cancer, as her sister-in-law too is a cancer survivor.

Amanda was diagnosed with cancer when she was 11 years old and wasn’t expected to survive even a month after her diagnosis, but she fought for five years before being declared cured. She now runs an organization called HOPE XO to bring hope to kids with cancer and other cancer fighters.

Unfortunately, less than a year later, Jessie learned her cancer was back and had spread. Her fight begins again, and she started treatments again in November this year.

“She is a fighter, she is full of faith and she will beat this cancer once and for all!” read the organization’s update on Jessie’s health.

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Jessie isn’t fighting her cancer alone. She has her family, friends, and many others praying for her to get better soon.

We wish her good health and a fast recovery.