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A Horrible Nightmare

by Kate Snedeker April 14, 2022

May 24th started like any other regular Sunday morning. I had just returned from a trip and was catching up with my dad, stepmom, and younger sister, telling stories while drinking a cup of coffee. Our light and giggly conversations about the weather and our dinner plans for that night quickly took a turn as I heard the words, “There is something we have to tell you.”

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Toolbox Tips for Establishing Your New Normal

by Laura Lang-Ree July 19, 2021

When our three and a half year old little girl was diagnosed with ALL we had all of those feelings. Overwhelm. Denial. Despair at the three years of treatment and five years of follow up ahead of us.

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What A Journey It Has Been

by Colin Ferro April 28, 2021

What a journey it has been, all it took was one day back in 2007 that has since changed the path in which my life would go. I did not know back then what to expect. I did not understand what the balance of a cancer diagnosis would be.

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A Father’s Love

by Stefan Moore April 25, 2021

As a father, I have experienced the heartbreaking agony of losing my precious 13 year old daughter from brain cancer. When my daughter, Ashley, was first diagnosed with cancer, we were shocked, felt helpless and like most parents we trusted her doctors to cure her disease.

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Braving the Storm

by Rachel Engstrom April 4, 2021

As I sit here looking out the window at the snow that is beginning to fall, I am transported back to January 2011 when I was 28 and my 35 year old husband was diagnosed with leukemia. I was thrown into a snow storm I was definitely not prepared for nor did I think I’d be in.

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Cancer’s Butterfly Effect

by Sarah Wangari July 3, 2020

My parents held my hand when the doctor said it was colon cancer. Stage three. They told me everything was going to be okay. My father promised he would look after me (financially). My mother said we would get through this TOGETHER.
And on 10th October 2012, my mother kept her promise.

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