KENTUCKY DERBY | Breast Cancer Survivor Will Walk Friday For Her "Village"

05/04/2017 08:00 PM

Susan Grayson Hill is a breast cancer survivor from Fort Mitchell, Kentucky.

She’ll walk in the Kentucky Oaks Survivors Parade on Friday.

“My whole life I was raised on Derby,” said Grayson Hill when talking about her excitement about being part of Kentucky Derby weekend.

Grayson Hill’s parents had their first date at the Kentucky Derby so she said she grew up loving the Derby.

She can’t believe she gets the opportunity to be part of this weekend.

She’s been cancer free since October 28, 2016 and is walking for her “village”.

“I have this amazing village and they call it ‘Suzy’s village’… when you’re a single mom, it’s all you. You need people, and you don’t really realize you need people… it’s been great to realize this village I have. That same village voted for me and that same village is there for me whenever I need it,” she explained.

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Grayson Hill walked in the Survivors Parade prior to the Kentucky Oaks. She reflected on the experience after the parade ended:

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