Matt Ellefson

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Art & Soul Gala – Chapter Two

Last year around this time, my wife and I were busy preparing for the first ever Art & Soul Gala. We spent many hours with a wonderful team of volunteers making sure every detail was in place. But even with…

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Trust Me with More – My Prayer for 2015

On this day in 2009, I was diagnosed with late stage lung cancer.  I was told without treatments I had eight months to live.  With treatments, I was facing a five year survival rate of 5%.  Over the last five years I’ve…

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A Time for Thanksgiving – Because Time Matters

December 31, 2014 will mark the fifth year since the day I was first told ,“You have lung cancer.” It was a diagnosis I never expected with a prognosis that was equally shocking. Because there is no early detection test…

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Call to Action – We Need Your Help!

When I was diagnosed with cancer in late 2009, I felt shocked, confused, and powerless in trying to seek out the best cancer care. Unfortunately, this reaction is not uncommon. In 2014, over 4,500 Americans will be diagnosed with cancer…

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