Inspirational Breast Cancer Survivor Speaker
Energizing, inspiring, and astonishing — these words do not begin to describe Leslie Mouton’s story.
Add the words bald, bold, and beautiful, and the story is still incomplete.
Couple those words with television news anchor, a diagnosis of breast cancer, and an extraordinary woman determined to share her story with everyone tuning in, and you only have the beginning of Leslie’s story.
Leslie is an inspirational motivational speaker and has touched lives all across the country. Leslie is an anchor and reporter at KSAT-12 in San Antonio, Texas. She has covered many stories during her career, but in October 2000 she began reporting on the most important story of her life. Her own.
At the age of 35, she discovered a lump in her left breast during a monthly self-exam. That lump turned out to be cancer. Rather than hide and wallow in self-pity, she decided to confront her cancer with cameras close behind. Her entire battle, on tape, for the public to see. Surgery, chemotherapy, hair loss, radiation – a private battle – made public in hopes of helping other women.
She is a volunteer for American Cancer Society and a board member of WINGS, a non-profit group dedicated to providing care to women with breast cancer who don’t have insurance. Leslie’s family, Air Force pilot, Major Tony “Maddog” Mattox, and daughter Nicole, have been, and continue to be, her strength and support through her battle with cancer.