AFTER more than a year of heartbreak, Mildura mother and former school teacher Gina De Angelis Argiro smiled for the first time in months on Saturday night.
About 700 friends, family and strangers raised $100,000 for Mrs DeAngelis-Argiro, who has non-Hodgkin lymphoma, during a fundraising benefit night at The Setts.
Husband Peter Argiro said the extraordinary show of community support in the past few weeks had boosted his wife’s spirits, after she was told just before Christmas that conventional treatment was no longer working in the fight against her cancer.
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