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Mich. native details her fight against cancer in new documentary

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A documentary about a woman who is battling breast cancer is set to screen at a theater in suburban Detroit.

Jill Brzezinski-Conley has undergone 16 rounds of chemotherapy, 33 radiation treatments and five surgeries since her initial diagnosis in 2009.

The former resident of Canton Township, Mich., has formed a nonprofit called Jill's Wish Foundation, whose goal is to minimize the financial burden for cancer patients and their families.

A theater in Brzezinski-Conley's hometown, Emagine Canton, is hosting a screening of "The Light That Shines" on Thursday. All proceeds will benefit Jill's Wish Foundation.

An Australian photographer heard about Brzezinski-Conley's story, flew her to Paris for a photo shoot and helped create the documentary that's to be shown on Thursday.

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Online:

http://jillswish.org
http://www.emagine-entertainment.com

Event Details:
Thursday, September 26
Doors open at 6:00 p.m. (Raffle and auction)
Movie Event starts at 7:00 p.m.
Emagine Canton (39535 Ford Rd.; Canton, MI )

Movie event kicks off with the local premiere of Jill's short documentary,  "The Light That Shines" (run time approx. 15 minutes), followed by a   "Secret Cinema" movie, which has been chosen by Jill. It is her favorite "dog" family friendly film (Rating PG).

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