Maria Christian

Maria Christian, Programs and Partnerships Manager
Ten Mile

Maria is a native of Virginia and is a small-town girl at heart. After pursuing a degree in history, Maria was a teacher for several years before deciding her passion lay in nonprofit work. She also is an experienced actress with several voiceover and screen credits. In her spare time, Maria can be found doing various outdoor activities with her family, including fishing and kayaking.

Maria is honored to be a part of the CancerGRACE team. Many people in her life have been impacted by cancer, including her beloved grandfather, and she wants to do her part to further education and knowledge of patients.

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Hi and welcome to Grace,

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How does this forum work. Are community members able to reply to posts, or just moderators? Thanks

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Hi Michel, Welcome to Grace though I'm very sorry you are here.

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