A Marine still serves despite Cancer


A battle with Hodgkins Lymphoma didn't stop this man from serving his country"

"If late stage cancer can’t stop Petty Officer 3rd Class Chris Zunker, then the U.S. Navy’s Basic Underwater Demolition/Seal training program might want to watch out.
Zunker, a corpsman who is preparing to depart the 2nd Marine Logistics Group, returned from a successful tour in Iraq last April where he served with a Marine Corps military transition team –a deployment that almost never happened.

After being diagnosed with Hotchkins Lymphoma in April 2006 at the age of 22, it looked like Zunker’s time in the Navy had come to an abrupt end, and his time serving with the Corps would never occur.

Zunker awoke one morning with a sore neck and a few days later had a lump the size of his fist where the pain had started. He had the late stage cancer on much of his head, neck and chest."

Read More: http://www.marines.mil/unit/2ndmlg/Pages/Cancersurvivor.aspx

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