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Seeing God in Your Cancer Journey

Who Is Karen Tripp?

Karen Tripp 037Karen is the founder and president of Cancer Companions. She lives in West County St Louis and is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. After writing God is Bigger Than Your Cancer and running Christian cancer support groups throughout St Louis, Karen founded Cancer Companions in 2011. You can learn more about her and her books at Godisbiggerthan.com and she can be contacted at Karen@ktripp.com

Southern Ohio Regional Representative

Larry-DollarMy wife, Stephanie and I reside near Dayton, Ohio. We have 6 children, 15 grandchildren, and 1 great grandchild. I have been involved with Cancer Companions since 2012. Over many years, God has led me to come up long side and try to help others in more ways than I could have ever imagined. In those early years, I didn’t know that my dad and sister would one day pass with Lung cancer from smoking. I also didn’t know that in 2005, I would hear the doctor tell my wife and I, that I had Prostate Cancer and if I didn't have surgery, I wouldn't live to be 65. I don’t know what caused it, whether it was from being exposed to Agent Orange in Viet Nam, some other environmental exposure or it just happened. All I knew for sure was, both of us we're scared and had no idea about the journey ahead. Seeing God in that Journey carried us through…Praise God, I am now a 10 year survivor.

To contact Larry, Call or Text (937) 902-2334 or email: larry@cancer-companions.org

Meeting Days and Times:

Support meetings are every second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 7pm – 8:30pm at Sulphur Grove UMC. For additional information contact Pastor Latoya at 937.236.5970 ext. 404 or latowyw@sulphurgrove.org