BUFFALO, NY-- Lynn DeJac, The Buffalo woman wrongfully sent to prison for more than a decade for the death of her daughter, has terminal cancer.
DeJac's daugther, Crystallynn Gerard, was found dead in Febraury of 1993.
Thursday, she revealed she has stage 4 lung cancer , which was diagnosed about six weeks ago.
DeJac, who gave birth to twins shortly after she was sent to prison , told reporters her spiritual beliefs will guide her through whatever time she has left, because, whether she lives or dies, she wins.
"My boys are beautiful, my husband's beautiful. I get to be with them and enjoy life with them, and experience life with them, or I get to go be with my daughter, and the rest of my family," says DeJac.
DeJac was awarded over $2-million from NYS to settle a wrongful imprisonment lawsuit. Other lawsuits are still pending.