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90-Year-Old Woman Chooses Travel Over Cancer Treatment

This 90-Year-Old Chose Life on the Road Instead of Cancer Treatment — and She Loves It

A few days after 90-year-old Miss Norma's ailing husband of 67 years passed away, she found herself in a doctor's office for an entirely different reason: her own health. When the doctor informed the nonagenarian that she had a large, cancerous mass on her uterus and offered her various treatment options, she simply told him: "I'm 90 years old; I'm hitting the road." Since then, she's been traveling across the country in an RV with her son and daughter-in-law.

This page chronicles the last year of Miss Norma's life and the continued effect her choices are making around the...

Posted by Driving Miss Norma on Monday, September 21, 2015

Despite her many years, regular need for a wheelchair, and uterine cancer, Norma is thriving on the road — an adventure chronicled by her kids on a Facebook page called Driving Miss Norma. On the page, they share updates about their travels, Norma's health, and the fun people they meet along the way. Norma can already cross some major destinations off her to-visit list, including Mount Rushmore, Yellowstone National Park, Walt Disney World, and the Kennedy Space Center. Check out some more of her adventures here, and be sure to keep up with her travels on Facebook!

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