And school nurse Nikki Vaught wanted the women she worked with to be more involved with breast cancer awareness, so she came up with a plan. "We have buddy partners, that we try to remind them to do self exams and to get mammograms every year," Vaught says. They're small steps in getting the program off the ground, but they're a big deal to the women battling the disease. "I happen to have a lot of blessings in my life," Butcher says. "I have a great group of friends at work, at church and I have my family."