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A TOAST TO LIFE: Jeanne Harris-Metter, better known to friends and fans as Flame, drinking hot mint tea at a local restaurant recently Picture: ROB KNOWLES
A TOAST TO LIFE: Jeanne Harris-Metter, better known to friends and fans as Flame, drinking hot mint tea at a local restaurant recently Picture: ROB KNOWLES

STRENGTH of mind is one of the most important factors when combatting disease, and American-national Jeanne Harris-Metter, better known as Flame, is an exemplar of being, “one tough cookie”.

If you don’t know, Flame is a singer/dancer/comedian who has been entertaining the people of the area since arriving in the country six years ago. Her shock of red hair (not dyed, she assures you) is her trademark and has earned her the nickname, Flame. She is vivacious, funny and loud, “just like an American”.

Diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer while living in the USA in October 2002, Harris-Metter has shown that cancer can be beaten.

 

Read more in this week’s Talk of the Town.

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