Tuitogamaatoe P. Fanene


Before - I Live Strong
August 27, 1985

Tuesday, I had my right breast surgery by Dr. Shector & Dr. Navao at the LBJ Medical Center. Dr. Vaiula Tuato'o check on my case and assisted me to be discharged from the hospital. Dr. Schector address Surgical Ward San Francisco General Hospital.

After - I Live Strong
September 24th - 29th, 1985

After surgery, I was very active with Samoan tradition. The malaga from Savaii, Alatua Sisifo County, Falelima, Neiafu, Tufutafoe came here in Nu'uuli Tutuila, visiting Tonumaipe'a Tavete Gisa Puailoa of Nu'uuli as an honored king, Ulua'itupu o Samoa. Chiefs of Nu'uuli village gathered and celebrated as token of this event. I assured that my beloved father passed with love that grows in my heart.

Present - I Live Strong
January - August 2006

I am thrilled to meet with cancer survivors also the support group from the dorctor's and nurses of the LBJ hospital - includes Dr. Victor Tofaeono helped us out to form a group of cancer survivors here in American Samoa. I think this is marvelous.

Future - I will Live Strong
August 2006

I am seventy years old (70). Looking ahead to live long. From August 27, 1985 to August 27, 2006 means, 21 years of my life, still alive. Thank God for keeping me Alive, looking forward to many years to live.

Fa'afetai & Faamalo

Cancer Survivor