Cancer Fighter Pays It Forward

WYCKOFF, N.J. – The Salmins family is on a mission.

“It is our turn to pay it forward now,” said Sherry Salmins, whose 9-year-old daughter Rebecca is in remission after being diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia just before her 7th birthday.

Salmins, of Wyckoff, said from the time Rebecca was diagnosed “our community has been ridiculously amazing … We had people dropping food off at our house for months.”

But through their struggles, and Rebecca’s treatment at Hackensack University Medical Center, they met other families who didn’t have the same community support, and who strained to pay their mortgages and put food on the table.

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