POSITRACTION: Social media delivers a save

2016-Oct-30

http://www.goodnewsnetwork.org/anonymous-tip-saves-olympic-swimmer-skin-cancer

Tip Saves Olympic Swimmer From Skin Cancer
 by McKinley Corbley – Oct 21, 20160

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Skin cancer is one of the most common and treatable forms of cancer in the world – but if gone unchecked, it can still be life-threatening.

That’s why Olympic swimmer Mackenzie “Mack” Horton is grateful that he has a guardian angel out there watching over him.

During the 2016 Rio de Janeiro games, someone emailed the swim team doctor and said that the 20-year-old Australian athlete should get a mole on his chest looked at.

The anonymous spectator turned out to be correct in identifying the spot as cancerous.

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Great save by the social media.

Everyone should take any strange moles or their pictures to heart!

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