Miss America 2024 Advocates for Pancreatic Cancer Research After Losing Her Mother at Age 41

An officer in the U.S. Air Force was crowned Miss America on Sunday night. Second Lt. Madison Marsh is the first active-duty service member to win the annual competition, according to the Air Force. She has achieved incredible milestones at a young age and honored her mother along the way. Her mother lost her battle with pancreatic cancer in 2018. Madison has channeled her grief in a positive way by advocating for pancreatic cancer research and early detection.

And she’s not just talking the talk. According to Marsh’s Miss Colorado website, while a graduate intern at Harvard, Marsh is studying artificial intelligence and its role in detecting pancreatic cancer.

She is committed to making a difference like Sky and others to fight this disease. To read more, click here.

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