Having been a nurse at Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Amy Vaughan knows more about her condition than the average patient. That’s something she admits is often tough, but don’t expect her to stop fighting any time soon.
Vaughan has battled hard since being diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, and she’s equipped with a fighter’s mindset — something she credits her surgeon for instilling inside her. The former nurse has remained optimistic, even through the occasional difficult days she endures.
Upon hearing her story, Vaughan’s toughness is undeniable. Her cheerful personality, however, is something you need no backstory to notice.
Check out Vaughan’s story in the video above.