LEAVE YOUR MARK: Cancer Crusader

Early one Saturday morning in October, 44-year-old Mercedes Vázquez stands near the front of a long line of women that snakes out the lobby doors of the massive Lakewood Church in Houston, Texas. She and the others are not there for a service, but for free medical screenings for such diseases as breast cancer, diabetes and HIV. The event is run by Dia de la Mujer Latina, a non-profit organization aimed at increasing awareness of how to prevent such diseases. Vazquez, who works in the kitchen of...Full Story
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