Purple passion: No stopping this three-time cancer survivor


Marie Miller sits outside of her Franklin apartment Tuesday afternoon. The 93- year-old has been diagnosed with breast cancer three times but remains positive, active and upbeat. PHOTO BY RYAN TRARES

As cancer survivors celebrate the start of Franklin’s Relay for Life, a familiar face will lead them.

Marie Miller has carried the Survivor Walk flag for the past six years. At 93, Miller doesn’t move as well as she used to. She can’t walk as far or get out as often as in the past.

But she still pulls on her tennis shoes a few days each week to get ready for Relay for Life.

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