Charlotte Woman Defies Odds, Beats Cancer, Opens Popcorn Shoppe During Pandemic

CHARLOTTE, N.C. —  A Charlotte woman is defying the odds.  She’s a cancer survivor, and recently opened her own business during the pandemic.

Julie Logan is known as the ‘Popcorn Lady’.  Last month, during the pandemic, she opened her own business in Steele Creek, called “Popcorn Heaven”.

But, 17 years ago owning her business was just a dream.  Back then, Logan was fighting for her life after she was diagnosed with breast cancer.

“It’s just by the grace of God that 17 years later, I’m here to tell my story, to be a testament of somebody else, but then, to open this business as a survivor, that’s nothing but God,” says Logan.

She says the key to her survival is the same key to her success.  She surrounds herself with positive people, and she says for her, most of those people are women.

“We check on each other, and we lift each other up.  Women do it best,” says Logan.

Logan says her store is already showing success, she plans to hire a few part-time workers soon.