Captain Sandy Yawn’s girlfriend Leah Schaefer is almost raving about the opportunity to perform at Kiss Breast Cancer Goodbye in Nashville in October. below deck mediterranean The Captain’s girlfriend described the showbiz cheat sheet as an opportunity to sing with Dolly Parton’s band, plus meeting and chatting with Parton would be an absolute “dream come true” for her.
Is Leah Shaffer a fan of Dolly Parton?
Parten is set to Topic The event, which will be held at the CMA Theater on Sunday, October 24. In addition to Parton, the Artemis Pyle Band, Linda Davis, Colin Ray, Dennis Quaid, among many others, are scheduled to perform. Yawn will be present for a meet and greet at the event, which will happen as she shares her experiences, insisting on early detection. But Shaffer, who was in poor health of his own, would be singing.
She said that she is a big fan of Parton. “I love everything Dolly Parton,” Shafer told Showbiz Cheat Sheet.
Schaefer described the feeling of performing with Parton’s band. “They’re all such professionals,” she said of the band. “Like Dolly Parton’s musicians. And her music director… working with that top pro is a dream come true.”
What will Leah Shafer perform at the event?
Despite being a professional singer and performer, Shaffer has yet to meet Parton. But she’s always been a big fan of Parton. “Years ago, on my Leah Rae website, I always had her quote on my home page,” she commented. “And yes, it’s just kind of a bucket list.”
Shaffer also spoke about the song she plans to perform for Profit. “I’m remaking the song ‘This is me’ the greatest showman,” she said. “It’s very kind of musical theater-y. So I’m taking that and turning it into a kind of acoustic country-rock kind of vibe. “
Leah Shaffer to share her breast cancer story at Dolly Parton headlining event
Apart from Yawn, Shaffer’s mother and grandmother will also attend the event. “I’m going to talk about my story,” she said, referring to the health scare of breast cancer that she endured a few years ago. “My mom and my grandmother are going there. My grandmother is 92 and a breast cancer survivor. So they’re going to honor her.”
“And then Sandy would just talk about how she felt because my partner was away,” Shaffer continued. Schaefer was diagnosed with lobular carcinoma in situ (LCIS) just days before Yvonne left the film. below deck med. “And not being able to be there. And then just awareness. Like it’s all about catching things early and being aware.”
Shafer said an MRI and a biopsy allowed doctors to make an early diagnosis, which was not full-blown cancer. “Not a full blown cancer,” she told the showbiz cheat sheet in 2019, “nothing has spread. [But] If I don’t remove it it can become aggressive. No chemo for me!” She had a lumpectomy and is closely monitored.
Captain Sandy had his own cancer scare
Yawning faced her own cancer scare after a motorcycle accident. “4 years ago on February 21st, I was riding my motorcycle to the Miami Boat Show and collided with a car,” she posted instagram In August “Due to that accident the doctors discovered a tumor on my kidney. It was cancer. 4 years ago today I had the tumor removed and I am alive and cancer free.”
She also suffered a heart attack and continues to advocate for heart health. Yawn helped a crew member through what appeared to be a possible cardiac event on the show. Deckhand Lloyd Spencer suddenly started vomiting, had chest pain, and his blood pressure rose. Yawning didn’t think twice when he sent her to the hospital.
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