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Posts by Aileen Burke

Survivor, Melanoma

Finding Faith in Foundation

by Aileen Burke March 28, 2022

I was at a birthday party in Rochester, New York when a woman I had just connected with started asking Muggle Questions. Normally, Muggle Questions run the same gamut after I so much as reveal the finer details of my health history: how did you find the mole? (It was smack mid-line in the center of my chin).


My New Year, My New Season

by Aileen Burke December 14, 2021

The holiday season is in full effect, and I can’t say I thought too much about the levity of the holidays these past few years. It didn’t feel right to.