Words by Sophia Sunshine Vilceus
It was a brisk Spring morning on Saturday, March 26th, 2016. Between the hours of 8 and 10 a.m. a stream of loved ones trickled in and filled the seats of Applebee’s on Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont.
What could possibly get us all out of our beds and seated at that Applebee’s on an early Saturday morning? Easy. A 26-year-old Elmont native, by the name of Katiana Fongsam, lovingly known as “Kati”, who was recently diagnosed with Stage 4 Cervical Cancer, exactly a month ago to the date.