Project Purple Podcast Episode 262 – Surviving Pancreatic Cancer with Mary Billiter

Meet Mary Billiter, of Wyoming, an acclaimed author, and passionate creative writing teacher. She draws inspiration from her Pulitzer Prize-winning father. She’s also a devoted mother. Mary’s life journey has been marked by resilience, having faced alcoholism in her youth, a courageous battle against breast cancer, and later a diagnosis of her son’s, schizophrenia.

In the past two years, Mary has been fighting another difficult challenge – pancreatic cancer. She underwent the grueling Whipple surgery and endured countless rounds of chemotherapy. Join us in this inspiring episode of the Project Purple podcast as we delve into how Mary’s past challenges have equipped her to tackle this latest battle and discover the incredible mindset that keeps her fighting.

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