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Joplin Woman Finds Help and Support in Her Fight with Cancer

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A Joplin woman gets help from truck drivers as she fights cancer.

Wendy Morton has worked at the Iron Skillet inside Joplin's Petro for the past 12 years.

She has stage four lung cancer. Over the years, she's built a relationship with some of the drivers. Now, they are helping with medical costs, which Wendy said gives her confidence to keep fighting.

"It feels great to know they are there because they are like my family," said Morton. "I've worked on the road forever and I'm always been around trucking. It's just great. They are good guys, well, I should say, good people."

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