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Rosemount Police Department employee Shelly Milton was diagnosed with an aggressive form of breast cancer in February. Milton said the police department and the community have blessed her and her family with an outpouring of support.

Community supports officer during cancer fight


Shelly Milton received the worst Valentine’s gift of her life this year. After finding a lump on the top of her breast, doctors delivered the news on Feb. 14 that the mom of three had breast cancer.

“It really was devastating,” said Shelly of her diagnosis.

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Emily Zimmer
Emily Zimmer has worked as a staff writer for the Rosemount Town Pages since 2007. She has a degree in journalism from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Outside of work, Emily enjoys running, reading and gardening. You can follow Emily's gardening adventures at the Areavoices blog East of Weedin'
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