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justin shelly spillmann texasstrong woman of the month

Meet Shelly Spillmann: #TexasStrong Woman of the Month

I am overjoyed to introduce you to the final #TexasStrong Woman of the Month for 2016, Shelly Spillmann–an amazing daughter, wife, sister, aunt, small town girl and philanthropist. Meet Shelly Spillmann I met Shelly last year, just a few months before she married my college roommate’s older brother, who is in some ways like an older brother to …

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#texasstrong Goes Maroon for Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month

In recent years, two of my Texas Aggie friends, Carrie Giles Freeman and Megan Morley Haverland, have lost their fathers to a type of blood cancer called multiple myeloma. Prior to their parents’ battles, I had never even heard of the disease. Multiple Myeloma Awareness Month A few months ago, Carrie, Megan and I decided …

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Living Bravely: Guest Post at Radically Broken

I’m so honored to be guest posting today in my sweet new friend (and fellow Aggie and For the Love launch team member) Claire Mummert’s Living Bravely series at Radically Broken: I never thought I would write about my stepmother on a blog dedicated to my mother. To be honest, Karen and I got off on the wrong foot.  I …

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