Deanna Favre, wife of Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre, was thrust into the limelight when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. Now cancer-free, Deanna writes about her faith and the part it played in her recovery. Today, one of breast cancer's leading activists, she raises money for underinsured women and speaks out on their behalf. Deanna's story is a living testament that with faith, hope, and love, ordinary people can overcome even the most extraordinary circumstances.
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The wife of Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre, Deanna was inadvertently thrust into the spotlight when she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004. Now cancer-free, Deanna is one of breast cancer's leading activists, speaking and raising financial support for women who are medically underserved (uninsured or under-insured). Deanna's story shares the role her faith has played in her lifefrom her years as a single mom and her high profile marriage to Brett, to her battle with breast cancer and the work she is currently doing through the HOPE Foundation. Includes 24 pages of color photos, a foreword by Brett Favre, and an afterword by Brittany and Breleigh Favre.