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family

Healing

My Inner Sunflower

By on August 22, 2017

It’s 1990. I’m riding in the passenger seat of my dad’s tiny sports car on the way back to my boarding school, Choate, for my senior year of high…

Cancer Survivor

The Courage Cloak

By on December 3, 2016

Dear Mom,

Happy Birthday! Today you would have been 68. Wow. That is still so young. I can’t believe it has been eight years since you left us. I can’t…

Cancer Survivor

Winning by Losing

By on November 20, 2016

Change is such a tough concept for so many of us to grasp, and it becomes more and more difficult as we age. It seems that the older we…

Cancer Survivor

Trick or Treat, Halloween Will Bring Surprises

By on October 28, 2016

Halloween is right around the corner, and it conjures up so many memories and emotions. One cannot deny that fear is a central tenet of this “holiday” and, simultaneously,…