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Meet Norma: She Chooses Travelling Instead of Cancer Treatment

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Burcu KAYMAK
Burcu KAYMAK
03/03/2016
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Meet the one of the bravest and inspiring woman from all times : Norma. She choose travel to world after his husband of 67 years dies and she found out cancerous mass on her body.

Norma the brave

Norma the brave

The doctors told Norma she needed to surgery, radiation and chemotherapy immediately but the answer came from her as like: “90 years old, I’m hitting the road.”

This inspiring woman choose to travel to world instead of cancer treatment her son and his wife began their road trip adventure. According to Norma’s daughter in law, Norma’s doctor supported the travel idea

The doctor said that:

“As doctors we see what cancer treatment looks like every day,”

“ICU, nursing homes, awful side effects and honestly, there is no guarantee she will survive the initial surgery to remove the mass,You are doing exactly what I would want to do in this situation.”

 Norma and her family been on the road since six months and they already seen Florida, Mississippi, South Dakota, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona and more.

Norma the brave

on the road

“She continues to surprise us on this trip,” her daughter in law told ABC News  “She’s getting healthier, I think, from eating well and being outside a lot. She’s breathing fresh air and getting to see new things all the time.”

Norma the brave

on the road

 

Norma has various extraordinary interests unlike other peers such as “rock hounding, basket making, knitting, reading, jigsaw puzzles, Sudoku, tea, beer, sweet wine, and traveling.”

Norma the brave

on the road 

Norma wrote it down her Facebook followers :

I’m pleased to know that I can be an inspiration to so many,”

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