"Pursue your goals, but never lose sight of the reality of things." -Amy Suto
Thank you for sharing. Your stories help remind the people currently battling cancer (or have lost someone to cancer) that they are not alone.
My grandma, who was in her 60s passed away in 2005 from lung cancer. She was diagnosed in Nov of 2002. She was terminal, only with a few more months to live (if that.) My oldest cousin was pregnant with, what was my grandma’s first great grandchild. My little cousin was born Jan 2003, and my grandma lived for 2 years to see her great grandchild grow up. This is what hope looks like. My grandma was most definitely a fighter.
childhooddaydream My friends mother passed away last April after battling breast cancer for almost 10 years. She was the kind of woman that while laying in the hospital she would ask what she could do to help someone else because she felt “useless”. She was an angel even on her worst days. She organized a Race for the Cure within our neighborhood while she was battling cancer and felt too sick to go downtown that year. It began small and the most recent one had more then 400 people in attendance. The day of her funeral a Facebook event was made inviting people to hang pink balloons in her memory. Balloons were hung al through the neighborhood, all 50 states, and many, many countries. There wasn’t a stop sign in our neighborhood left without a balloon or a few. Rest in paradise and peace Linda. We will never stop loving you.
ladolcevitaaaa My only memories of my mother were when she had Breast cancer. She was always getting treatments, losing her hair, and getting sick from all of her radiation. When I was 8 years old, she passed away. I miss her so much it hurts. It’ll be exactly 8 years ago in December.
sandys-lullaby I lost my mom after a 6 year battle with breast cancer and she is my hero just for her bravery and the way she took on life. She inspired me and when I read that I knew that there were people out there like me who had watched someone close battle cancer(s) and lose.
Thank you. Thank you for sharing this.
These stories are inspiring beyond words.
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