Angels Among Us 2018

RIP our angel, Sara Vergis
RIP our angel, Sara Vergis

Mama Varg's Team

This will be year 3 of getting the team together in honor of my mom and all those who have and/or are now suffering from brain cancer. This is also the 25th anniversary of the Angels Among Us Run/Walk so we hope you can join us!

For those of you who may not know, my mom suffered a massive stroke in February of 2015 and was subsequently diagnosed with stage IV brain cancer in June 2015. After a courageous fight, she passed on September 1st, 2015. Sara was known for her strength, humor, diligence, kind heart and vivacious laugh. She spent 32 years as a social worker, first for children in foster care and adoption, and then as an advocate for seniors. Giving and caring for others was her mission in life and I hope to continue her work by assisting in the fight against brain cancer! I was blessed to have her as a mother and hope to share her memory with all of you when we run & walk in April! 

Some of you may be asking why "Varg" instead of "Vergis".  The hilarious story behind the name "Mama Varg" came from my friends/coworkers at Duke who took a funny typo of my last name, ran with it, and it has stuck ever since! A story that never seems to get old...

Thank you for your kind efforts, it is truly appreciated!

Carol

 

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