Community stands “stronger than you think”

Local News

TUSCOLA, Ill. (WCIA) — A woman battling breast cancer is putting up a fight and her community backing her up. They held a benefit in her honor.

Karen Hatton-Carter was diagnosed with breast cancer in September. The cancer spread rapidly.

Her husband has dedicated his time to helping her, so people came out to support her family financially.The family is standing by its motto, “stronger than you think,”  in the time of need.

“It’s just been overwhelming to draw our families closer together, the friends together. The amazing support that’s just given us that backbone that we’ve needed,” said Terra Carter-Smith. 

They hoped to raise $7,000 – $10,000

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