Heating things up this Summer on our July cover is Marine Veteran and Chicago based model Shannon Ihrke. A few years ago we met Shannon when she first launched her modeling career as a MMA Ring Girl. Her story is one of inspiration, courage and commitment to a healthy lifestyle.
According to the National Cancer Institute it is said that 12.4 percent of women born in the United States today will develop breast cancer at some time during their lives. This past Saturday in Forest Park over 5,000 St. Louisans gathered together to raise over $171,868.86 for the annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk to try and end the odds of that happening for good. Every year since 2012 MOLL Magazine has participated in Making Strides, the national event founded by Massachusetts cancer survivor Margery Gould Rath.