Kelly bohl, 53, is photographed in her home in Brewster, MA with photographs of her two children, Kierstyn and Jared. She was diagnosed with early stage breast cancer at the age of 49 and was treated with a a lumpectomy, lymph node removal, radiation and chemotherapy. "The hardest part was telling my children and worrying that I wouldn't be around around for them," she says. Kelly, who is a third grade teacher and also does dance, yoga, meditation and is a reiki practitioner, decided to go back to teaching third grade before her hair had even grown in. "I used this experience as an opportunity to reevaluate my life and find the positive," she says. "My family, friends and community were amazing during my treatment. They definitely helped give me the strength to fight," she adds.