Chemo didn’t hold this graduate back

The Bakersfield Californian

It’s hard to think about algebra and English when weeks and weeks of chemotherapy sap your energy and make you sick to your stomach. But Kirstie Wesley, diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s

lymphoma in the fall of her senior year, pushed through the homework and the illness bound and determined to graduate on time. And she did, with a head of pixie brown hair, excited eyes and a tumor in her chest that has shrunk from about seven inches to two. Get the whole story: Chemo didn’t hold this graduate back _ News _ bakersfield