90-year-old granny ditches cancer treatment for cross-country road trip

(Driving Miss Norma Facebook page)
(Driving Miss Norma Facebook page)

During the same two-week period, her husband, Leo, was dying, Norma, learned that she had a large, likely cancerous mass on her uterus. Two days after Leo died she was in a doctor's office learning about surgery, then radiation and chemo.

When the doctor was finished he asked her how she would like to proceed.  The Michigan woman replied, “I’m 90-years-old, I’m hitting the road.”

That was in August.  Now, six months later, she is still on the road with her son and daughter-in-law.

She's seen Mt. Rushmore, Yellowstone, the Grand Canyon and even Disney World.


Ringo has taken his therapy role very seriously. Norma is not into the edges part of this adventure. He made sure she was calm while sitting on the edge of the abyss.

Posted by Driving Miss Norma on Sunday, November 8, 2015

Love the face and the photo bomb!

Posted by Driving Miss Norma on Monday, February 22, 2016

She made it the whole day! Impressive!!!

Posted by Driving Miss Norma on Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Sanibel Island is considered the best shelling beach in the world. The second she reached the beach she had nothing to...

Posted by Driving Miss Norma on Thursday, January 7, 2016

Good morning, Miss Norma!

Posted by Driving Miss Norma on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

More than 70,000 people on Facebook are following her journey.

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