Maria Lara, a special singer and a cancer suvivor

Maria’s Dream became a reality when The Academy of Special Dreams and some Special needs residents from Pasadena California helped in the production of her first music video this Fall 2009.

Her beautiful and romantic voice brings happiness to many people like her that are in a daily battle against cancer. Maria Lara is an inspiration for the Academy of Special Dreams.

To hear more music by Maria Lara please look under Blog and Artists.

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Here you can read about the research we fund and conduct to help discover breast cancer’s causes and find new treatments. We’ve been involved in many major breast cancer research breakthroughs of the last century, including discovering lifesaving treatments that improve breast cancer survival and showing that mammography is effective in detecting breast cancer early.

Or, learn how you can fight back with us by volunteering for one of our patient support programs, rallying with your community in a Making Strides Against Breast Cancer event, sending an email mammogram reminder to someone you care about, or speaking out in support of laws that help fight breast cancer.

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