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Summer Reading

As a teacher I have always enjoyed summer reading. It started as a kid. We did not live near a library but early on Mom signed us up for the Weekly Reader Book Club. We loved when they came in … Continue reading

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My Times Are In His Hands

I have been absent from my blog for while for good reason. In June 2014 lots of things changed. I had double vision and went to my doctor who told me if it returned to go to the ER. It … Continue reading

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Battling Cancer with Courage and Faith: Laura Black

This month, byFaith, The Web Magazine of the Presbyterian Church of America has an article about 36-year-old Laura Black who is fighting cancer. Laura Black: Courage Through Cancer tells how this married, woman of three, is meeting her challenge with … Continue reading

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Cancer’s Reach

I have been on both sides of the cancer issue. I have had family members who died from it. My dad died of brain cancer. My sister and I were away on a Young Life weekend but family members had … Continue reading

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You’re Still Beautiful

When my sisters came to South Carolina for my breast surgery they hung around for a week or so and one night I decided I would cut my hair short before chemo. Everything I had read said that it was … Continue reading

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Pink Glove Dance

My house in South Carolina is less than 10 minutes from Lexington Medical Center. I had my MRI there. I also visited my friend Teresa, a fellow breast cancer survivor, when she was hospitalized there. Cast your vote for this … Continue reading

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

In October you will be seeing people wearing pink ribbons for breast cancer awareness. I will be one of those people because I am a nine-year breast cancer survivor. This month I will be writing more about my journey. Read … Continue reading

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It is Cancer

The words no one wants to hear. I had heard them before. My dad died at 47 from brain cancer when I was only 16. My grandmother lived with us when she had stomach cancer and my uncle would come … Continue reading

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