Hilary is a 35-year-old breast cancer survivor, who was diagnosed in 2018 and went through a left mastectomy and reconstruction, and who is still on hormonal therapy. Hilary was married in 2020, but, in 2021, her husband passed away at 38 years old. Throughout this time, her mother, Mary Jo, has taken care of her, even while also taking care of Hilary’s stepfather, who had major heart surgery in 2022. Hilary wanted to thank her mom for all her care. CaringOn sent them to see the New York City Ballet at the Kennedy Center, with brunch beforehand at her mom’s favorite French bistro. Mother and daughter shared their love of the arts and each other in high style.