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Alexis Rochefort is a certified dog trainer and her rescues, Rudy and Leo, are her constant companions. “My heart belongs to rescue dogs,” says the Danvers resident. “Many people see only their flaws; I see their potential.” In August 2016, Rochefort’s training career was put on hold after she learned that a lump she found on her upper chest was Stage 2 breast cancer. “I was 40 years old with no history of cancer in my family,” Rochefort says. “This wasn’t supposed to happen to me.”

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