Nancy Foster, First Lady of Long Beach, Shares Her Story.

By Nancy Foster, Special to the Press-Telegram

Image: Simplon Pass: Reading by John Singer Sargent
Reading by John Singer Sargent

Being married to the mayor offers a marvelous opportunity to be the voice for mental illness in Long Beach, the 5th biggest city in California! Our city has embraced my story since I came out in November of 2006.

One person can make a difference and others are sharing their stories as well and getting help. It’s important for people to realize that a public figure is being open…it made a huge difference in our city…amazing response and still people are thanking me today 2010.

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