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Flyfishing org helps breast cancer survivors heal on the water

Casting for Recovery helps breast cancer survivors get back in touch with life. How? A flyrod. Great story about great work.

This is just a touching story about an organization called Casting for Recovery. The story was originally found on ABC News but to really get close - and learn how cool these people really are - go to their website. You might consider giving them a few bucks.

Casting for Recovery

Each spring, more than a dozen women in different stages of treatment for and recovery from breast cancer participate in a free weekend fly-fishing retreat in Vermont that offers than more than tips on angling.

This year's retreat held last month in the resort community of Stowe covered the basics of fly-fishing while offering the women support, counseling, medical information and relaxation.

If any of our flyfishing companions (and there are a lot of you out there reading this) you might consider contacting the organization and perhaps starting a similar movement here in Florida or the Gulf states.

Here is the org's site.



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