Fighting cancer, Conn. officer returns to work

She is still undergoing chemotherapy and radiation but said she feels well enough that her doctor finally agreed to let her work again


By Alia Malik
Republican-American of Waterbury

NAUGATUCK, Conn. — She collapsed next to her patrol car in August 2011 in the Wal-Mart parking lot. Doctors found cancer in her lungs and brain. They told her she had four months to live. The Naugatuck Police Department held fundraisers and held its breath.

A year and a half later, lighted police cars escorted Officer Danielle Parady down Spring Street for her first day back at work.

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