Seeley Swan Pathfinder -

By Skylar Rispens

Finding sisterhood in breast cancer survivorship


Skylar Rispens, Pathfinder

The Silver Lining's dragon boat team practices regularly on Salmon Lake during the summer. The team is currently training for competitions in Montana and Alberta and hope to one day compete in New Zealand.

SEELEY LAKE - Nearly seven years after Seeley Lake resident Gayle Gordon was diagnosed with breast cancer she has found a sisterhood to help her navigate survivorship.

Gordon first heard about the group of women through a friend and fellow breast cancer survivor in Missoula, Mont. Gordon's friend Stacey Vetter encouraged her to become involved in the Silver Lining Foundation.

"I have found a lot of people who aren't just down in the dumps. They are positive, they are supportive, they are so full of love," said Gordon. "I love these chicks, they are so fun to be around."

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