Sometimes it’s the interruptions in life that allow us to make the turns we need to make. Cancer isn’t funny. But Phyllis Moore is. And she carried that blend of quirky, off-center humor throughout her journey with breast cancer. From referring to her double mastectomy as “breast reduction surgery,” to being tempted to respond to an admirer of her sassy red wig with, “You can borrow it!” Despite her upbeat and optimistic take on the diagnosis and life-altering experiences, the silver lining has been the outpouring of prayers and gestures from friends and strangers alike.