'Race for the Cure' co-chair Judy Vig shares personal story of battle with breast cancer

Judy Vig was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in September 2012. (4/22/14)

TRUMBULL - One of the two sisters co-chairing this year's Susan G. Komen "Race for the Cure" in Norwalk has fought a personal battle with breast cancer.

Judy Vig was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer in September 2012. She and her identical twin sister, Joy Paoletti, are known as the successful cooking duo Twice Baked Twins.

Vig says she was 1 1/2 years late on her mammogram, and felt a lump. She endured months of chemotherapy with the help of family, food and laughter to get her through.

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Komen Connecticut chose the sisters to co-chair the race at Veterans Park on May 10. The sisters say 75 percent of the proceeds support breast health programs across the state.

Vig has been cancer-free for a year.

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