Who Is Christine Handy

International Model, Cancer Survivor, Motivational Speaker & An Inspiration To All
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Best-Selling Author
Walk Beside Me: A Novel
An inspirational, fictionalized recount of real life experiences – Walk Beside Me takes readers through a beautiful journey of personal growth, losing and regaining hope, and overcoming insurmountable odds. Join Willow Adair on her road to recovery and self discovery along the way.
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Motivational Speaker
Sharing the lessons learned from a harrowing journey
Christine shares her uplifting journey and lessons learned along the way. Her world changed from focusing on outer beauty to understanding the importance of inner beauty and self esteem. If interested in booking Christine for speaking engagements, contact her representation today!
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Nationally Recognized Humanitarian
Spreading hope and equality to everyone.
Christine is currently on the board of EBeauty – a National charitable wig exchange program for cancer patients who cannot afford to purchase wigs, as well as being the President of the board of People Of Purpose – a non-profit organization dedicated to changing the rate of recidivism.
  • Family First
    Christine is a loving mother to two sons
  • Radio/Podcast Breast Cancer Expert
    Advocate and Educator for Women's Issues
  • Favorite Movie
    Planes, Trains, and Automobiles
  • Favorite Vacation Spot
    Montage in Laguna Beach

A Survivor
With A Powerful Message

At an early age, Christine had a talent for modeling and could be seen on campaigns for distinguished brands such as Guess, J. Crew, JCPenney, Pepsi, Target, and more. Her lifestyle took a hard turn at 35 when health issues arose and by 42, Christine was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer. With the support of her faith, family and friends, referred to as her “team of angels”, Christine won her battle and devoted her life to spreading hope, encouragement, and selflessness. Christine is the bestselling author of “Walk Beside Me”, a story of her struggle with self-image, devastating health issues, friendship, and trusting in God.

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Speaking Engagements
Christine travels throughout the nation to share her story
Years of Non-Profit Service
Serving on the board of two nonprofit organizations
Places Traveled
Reaching new audiences worldwide
Wigs Received or Donated
Her charitable work through EBeauty has helped thousands

Using Her Voice
To Change Lives

Christine travels the world to speak on her experiences with surviving breast cancer, enhancing her self esteem, social justice issues, and her traumatic story captured in her newest book, Walk Beside Me.