Jenni Jacobs honoured at Creston luncheon

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Jenni Jacobs was honoured at last month’s Women of Distinctioon luncheon.

Jenni Jacobs was honoured at last month’s Women of Distinctioon luncheon.

Jenni Jacobs was honoured at last month’s Women of Distinctioon luncheon in Creston.

Jacobs, a Lower Kootenay Band resident, has xeroderma pigmentosum (XP), a rare genetic disorder that affects one in a million North Americans. She is extremely sensitive to sun and other sources of light and has undergone several operations to remove skin malignancies.