Christine Handy is a wife, mother, and breast cancer survivor living between Dallas, Texas and Miami, Florida. On May 1, 2016 Christine released her first book Walk Beside Me, a fictional depiction of her illness and her long road to recovery.
An accomplished model in both the national and international sphere, Christine began modeling at the tender age of 11 in her hometown of St. Louis, Missouri. Through her career, she has done campaigns for notable brands including Guess, J. Crew, JC Penney, Bud Light, Pepsi, Petco and Target. Modeling up until her cancer diagnosis, Christine now aims to serve as a spokesperson, speaker and Ambassador for cancer-related causes. Her story has been featured in many prestigious publications including American Volksport Association Magazine, Healing Touch, Town & Style, Edge Magazine, Inner Realm Magazine, The Art of Healing; Kindred Spirit Magazine, and Outreach Magazine. Christine has also been featured as a breast cancer advocate and expert on Fox News Radio. Christine has two amazing sons whose devotion through all her illnesses continues to humble and astound her. Christine’s family has been a rock, a comfort, and a blessing during hard times. In the immortal words of Princess Diana, “Family is the most important thing in the world”.
Author of the national best-selling novel Walk Beside Me, Christine recounts her experiences with cancer, illness, and the power of friendship, prayer, and hope.Walk Beside Me is a tale of sickness and triumph, of being comfortable in your own skin, of valuing the things that have true value, and of learning to fight for yourself and what you truly want. It’s the story of a woman who peels away the layers to find her inner warrior, a woman who faces insurmountable odds and—thanks to her earthly Angels—learns to treasure the gift of God’s infinite light and love. Christine says “It took nearly dying to realize how much I want to live”. Speech Takeaways Include:
- Finding Purpose in Our Pain
- A cautionary tale of medical malfeasance
- The Power of Inner Reflection
- Empowerment through Friendship and Faith
Christine’s passion is unsurpassed for women and being unstoppable and how we provide ongoing support for everyone.