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C3 Advocate Christine Niemi Dies

C3 advocate Christine Niemi died early in the morning on July 18th of colon cancer.  Friends who were with her say that she was sleeping peacefully and was not in any pain.  She was 32. Christine was a member of the C3 Grassroots Action Committee,  leading  the grassroots colorectal cancer community in pushing  for change. Her death was marked by the same grace and courage that she brought to her advocacy for others with colorectal cancer.  Realizing that she needed more support, she returned home to Nebraska to be near family in June and was hospitalized shortly after. After her death, her brother Jason wrote, One request Christy would have