Post Archives from the ‘Cancer’ Category



Survivor’s Guilt

Posted on: May 1st, 2009 by
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This is how the story goes: I had a friend around my age. She died. I lived. I lived because she died. Faun and I became fast friends, well, fast. We met at a breast cancer survivor's group, and even though I was the newbie to a well-established group, she and I hit it off. Turns out she was Continue reading the story "Survivor’s Guilt"

Courage in Stories

Posted on: March 20th, 2009 by
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Kudos to a recent Oprah show, which profiled four celebrities: Fran Dresher, Scott Hamilton, Magic Johnson, and Montel Williams -- each who are or have been grappling with serious medical conditions. What struck me was these individuals' candor and willingness to tell their stories. And as they shared their experiences, their faces of celebrity faded, only to be replaced with the face of humanity, gratitude, and Continue reading the story "Courage in Stories"