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Young finishes treatment, but insurance costs force her to give up beloved store
Sandy Young is pictured outside her business of 11 years, Depot Bottom Country Store. A breast cancer survivor, Young has taken a factory job because she says private health insurance had become too expensive to afford. Her son, Travis, is taking over the store effective Nov. 1.
Sandy Young admits it was the worst Mother’s Day of her life. It was the day she discovered she had breast cancer.“I felt a lump and as soon as I found it, I knew what it was,” said Sandy. That discovery, on Mother’s Day 2016, began her battle with breast cancer.Young had her first surgery July 1, 2016, a double mastectomy.