At 36, Kelly Lang’s life changed. Diagnosed with breast cancer, the country singer felt like she was given a death sentence until her perception changed after a chat with an old friend.
“He had heard me say that a cancer diagnosis could sometimes feel like a death sentence, but I decided to change the way I looked at it,” shared Lang about her conversation with her friend the late country music songwriter Bruce Burch, who penned Reba McEntire hits “Rumor Has It” and “It’s Your Call,” along with songs for artists including George Jones, Barbara Mandrell, The Oak Ridge Boys, John Anderson, and Wayne Newton, among others.
“I began looking at it as my ‘Life Sentence,’” added Lang. “By that I mean, I am more appreciative of everything in my life.”
Now a 17-year survivor, Lang renewed her faith, she found a new appreciation for the little things and documents her journey in …