Triumph Over Adversity

U.S. Air Force Tech. Sgt. Nicole Favuzza, 93rd Intelligence Squadron section chief of reports, receives an x-ray, Aug. 22, 2018, at San Antonio Military Medical Center, Joint Base San Antonio-Fort Sam Houston, Texas. Favuzza was diagnosed with Adenoid Cystic Carcinoma, a rare and incurable form of cancer. According to the National Organization for Rare Disorders report, July 6, 2023, symptoms of ACC of the salivary glands may include numbness of the lower lip and/or other facial areas; nerve impairment causing weakness of certain facial muscles; ongoing pain; and/or other associated abnormalities. (Courtesy photo)

PHOTO BY: Tech. Sgt. Kevin Iinuma
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