Los Angeles, CA. City of Hope lung cancer survivor-advocate Emily Bennett Taylor and her husband Miles, represented Team Draft at Dancing with the Stars last night. The Taylors watched the two-hour live taping of DWTS at the CBS Television studios in Los Angeles, CA.
“Emily Bennett Taylor was getting ready to celebrate her second wedding anniversary with her college sweetheart when she went to the doctor for a persistent cough she thought was allergies. Days later, the 28-year-old former college athlete who had never smoked a cigarette in her life was diagnosed with Stage IV lung cancer.”
Team Draft’s goals are to create a unique experience for participating survivors and to raise awareness on a local, national, and international level by using each experience and each survivor’s story to weave a broader narrative about the state of cancer and the hope that now exists for those battling the disease.
Special thanks to Debbie Clark and Dancing the Stars staff for making this experience possible.