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Mother of six rings the bell at Kaufman Cancer Center after finishing radiation treatment

Both parents impacted by cancer while raising kids
Posted at 2:33 PM, Feb 27, 2019

BEL AIR, Md. — A victory on the road to recovery for a mother of six who's been battling breast cancer.

Amber Pleasant from Harford County finally got to ring the bell at the Kaufman Cancer Center in Bel Air on Monday, signaling the end of her radiation treatment.

She was diagnosed last year, not long after giving birth to her sixth child. Her husband Jerome also deals with medical problems stemming from several cancer diagnoses.

WMAR-2 News did a story about the Pleasants back in December as they struggled to pay their medical bills and other household costs.

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There's been a lot of dark days, but yesterday was a bright one for amber and her family.

"I've been looking forward to ringing that bell everyday I've passed it and I've wanted to ring it and touch it and be done so I'm just thankful and blessed to be here," said Amber.

Since our story aired back in December, the Pleasants got a new car and are moving into a bigger house thanks to donations to their GoFundMe page.

They say they're thankful to everyone who has helped them during this tough time.