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I Have Friends With Cancer

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    Never Thought That This Could Happen

    iam a fourteen year old boy from nairobi kenya. i go to a british systen school where i have many friends from all around the wold, one of my friends is a girl from the netherlands who i have known since i was around 8. she was here only a month ago we were living our lives as...
    yutahayakawa yutahayakawa 13-15 Dec 11, 2010

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    A Note to Those I Love...

    You are strong, you are worthy, your life is an example to all who know you. I love you and ask that you come to me at any time for anything. I don't care what the time zone differences are. We will fight this together!
    TheRealWoman TheRealWoman 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 1, 2009

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    Someone Wake Me Up From This Nightmare Please

    Hello All My name is Diane. I am 40 yrs old. I have a BEST friend who is only 38 yrs old and her name is Debbie. We have been best friends for 33+ yrs adn I consider her my sister. My children have grown to love her and call her Aunt Debbie. This past Monday we found out she has...
    MyHope4Deb MyHope4Deb 36-40 Apr 17, 2008

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    Best Friend Has Breast Cancer

    A little over a month ago my friend found a lump in her breast and went to her GP. Now she's just had her second round of chemo and is starting to lose her  hair. She lives quite a ways from me but I'm travelling to see her at the end of November. I don't really know...
    haecceity haecceity 36-40, F Nov 18, 2007

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    :'( I Miss Him A Lot!

    I have a friend who's 15. He's been fighting lung cancer for 5 months now and its his second time with it. He doesn't wanna hurt me so he won't talk to me. Every time we see each other in the halls at school we just look at each other and keep walking. I can tell he's getting...
    snwflk041 snwflk041 13-15 Aug 18, 2010

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    Cancer Kills Angles

    cancer killed my 2 year old Liana it killed my cousin Charlotte and now my friend Mia is fighting for her life she only has 10 days to live lets hope 10 years PLEASE CANCER STOP
    lianawolf lianawolf 22-25, F Feb 14, 2013

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    *Sigh*

     Yeah... one... and she has little children too. 
    kleisse kleisse 22-25, F Sep 2, 2008

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    My boyfriend's grandmother has cancer. She lives with his family and is one of the sweetest women I know. She helps her daughter take care of her 4 children and has had cancer several times. We have recently discovered that she has a tumor on her spine, blocking the blood flow to...
    ainje ainje 18-21, F Nov 5, 2007

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    My Brother-friend Goes For Surgery Monday

    I have known Rami for six years now, since we were both hired to work at the same company around the same time. He's one of these people you feel like you knew forever when you meet him for the first time. We both felt that way. We're of the same nationality, grew up in the...
    onlygodjudgeme onlygodjudgeme 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 5, 2011

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    I Had a Friend With Cancer...

    i had a friend with cancer, but sadly treatment was not successful and she passed away leaving a young daughter behind. her young daughter now lives with one of her friends who could not have children, and all of her friends including me, put everything we can into making...
    jossiemarie jossiemarie 22-25, F May 1, 2008

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    My friend told me last night he has stage 4

    cancer. He is my best friend in the world and what is worse is I can't be by his side because we now live in different states :(. I'm really afraid of losing him. Cancer SUCKS and I wish it would die!
    Jessa25 Jessa25 26-30, F 2 Responses May 30

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    I really have a friend

    who she knows how much i am so worried about and wish everything will be better and much feel no more pain any more. I always wish if everyone pray for her as to everyone who suffer from cancer...they need our prayers to ease their pain and wish they will find a cure for her and...
    Egyptianguy34 Egyptianguy34 31-35, M Jun 1

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    Remission, But...

    my dear friend/mentor/colleague is in recovery from breast cancer, and has been since she was given the clean bill of health earlier this year... however... she found a lump a couple of days ago.... of course she's scared, and right this second, she's in denial.  she has...
    pandora1999 pandora1999 31-35, F 2 Responses Oct 1, 2007

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    Not Again!

    my friend/mentor has had another terrible bout...  second time with breast cancer...  she had a surgery that eliminated it...  whew! but.  then she's had a series of biopsies and ultrasounds, and her doc told her a couple of days ago that she probably has...
    pandora1999 pandora1999 31-35, F Apr 23, 2008

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    JUST Found Out Yesterday

    Just found out that a friend has a cancer. She is one of my wife's best friends and I like her a lot. Damn! Stuff like this puts everything in perspective. It is too bad our bodies are so damn frail.
    EVAN64 EVAN64 41-45, M Jan 6, 2008

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    Cause For Celebration: It's Her Last Day of Breast Cancer Treatment

    There are so many reasons to celebrate my friend and hero Cynthia. Today is her last day of radiation and we are going out DANCING DANCING DANCING Celebrating as her new hair is starting to grow in. I just got off the phone with her as she was walking in to her last treatment...
    CosiCeleste CosiCeleste 36-40, F Dec 31, 2007

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    My Bud Has Terminal Cancer

    My friend has been complaining of back pain for a couple of months and was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.In the few weeks since his diagnoses and before his treatments have even started I am sadden by how far down hill he has goneYou try to be so strong around him and he says...
    BAPhoto BAPhoto 46-50, M 1 Response Dec 2, 2013

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    Yesterday she told me,

    I'm going to the hospital with her for further tests. She's being so strong and I will be there every step of the way. I just don't know what to say to her. She's my best friend and I'm terrified of losing her :/.
    butterfly789 butterfly789 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 1

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    ~My Best Work Buddy~

    My best work buddy, Georgie, has been diagnosed with AML, a very treatable type of leukemia. But what a hassle is was getting her diagnosed! It started with a rash that wouldn't go away- that landed a misdiagnosis of psoriasis.  Then came a cold that wouldn't go away, even...
    kritterbug kritterbug 31-35, F 1 Response May 1, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    So I hooked up with a guy I met at a Korean spa. We texted about what we were looking for. We both said friends with benefits. We got together and it was good. Yesterday i took a...
    AndroTaylor AndroTaylor 18-21, M 1 Response 4 days ago

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    I am a extremely secret person so I think I enjoy this site most of all because I have a place I can let things off my chest yet still be anonymous to some degree. Anyways; with...
    Chicgeekgal Chicgeekgal 22-25, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    It is a friend with benefits rather than multiple like the title suggests. I have never done it before. Probably wouldn't do it again. But now I feel trapped and I think he does...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 24

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    I love having a friends with benefits but it can be so nerve wracking. In the past, I have had feelings for a friend with benefit & that didn't turn out so well. I would go over...
    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I ended things. We are now friends only. The events leading up to that were convoluted and confusing as usual. So a few days ago we went over to some friends of ours. Our...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    He has been busy. I've been cooking for him and our other room mate a lot. He's been eating everything and going back for seconds. He's normally very picky and not a big eater...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F Jul 30

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    There's this one guy. I had a crush on him for like six months, but I got over it. After that we became just friends. We went camping with two of our friends the other day, and in...
    JustAnotherHopeless JustAnotherHopeless 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 11

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    Working on being friends. I grew up lonely and bullied. Recently I have some new FWB. I really enjoy the benefits but I want to work on the friends part and learn to be a good...
    AndroTaylor AndroTaylor 18-21, M 3 days ago

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    Things have taken a different turn than I thought they would. Its felt like he was mad at me for a while. We kind of blew up the night before last. The other night he picked out...
    starflower1 starflower1 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 27

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    This topic really interests me. I have had a couple but unfortunately they have fallen for me. At the moment I have a potential two, it's difficult to find someone who does all...
    formieyesonly formieyesonly 41-45, F 8 Responses 5 days ago

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    Went out with Pete (My FWB) and his two roommates. grabbed pizza. Ryan commented on my nail polish again.
    AndroTaylor AndroTaylor 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    It happened at two. I hated that floor of hospital where she stayed. It was aweful. Everyday she suffered the affects of chemo. It totally sucked. I still feel the hurt from...
    joesuekiss joesuekiss 31-35 Jul 22

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    Does anyone have experience battling with cancer? Especially, uterian papillary serous carcinoma? What are your thoughts on chemotherapy? Any thought on homeopathic therapy?
    cricketfly cricketfly 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 27

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    I have been friends with 2 people who were once very happily married. I met both of them at the same time and they seemed to be really great together. It seems that now perhaps...
    beinmee beinmee 46-50, F 2 Responses Aug 3

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    I have friends. I am in a sorority. I am involved in multiple organizations on campus. I do volunteer work in the community. I thought by doing all of this I'd be able to overcome...
    tendersoul22 tendersoul22 22-25, F 2 Responses Aug 9

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    I don't have a lot of friends ,just a few close ones but even they don't know me fully...I've never ever had a bff nor do I ever think I will...the close friends I have are too...
    MariaGrace95 MariaGrace95 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 12

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    I've only ever had 2 boyfriends since I was 14. First relationship lasted for about 6 months, second one lasted for 2 years but it was an on-and-off abusive relationship. If I...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F a week ago

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    What would be the point of only being friends with people like me? It takes all sorts to make the world turn. And let's be honest, I'm not the most exhilarating company! Haha.
    ConcreteSleeper ConcreteSleeper 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 25

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    Really I'm still in shock and I haven't really figured out how to feel about this yet. Maybe talking about it here will help. I'll start from the beginning with how I met and...
    NuuIdeas NuuIdeas 18-21, M 2 Responses Jul 27

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    Societies labels, hmmm. Well straight to the point, I've been friends with a goth, hippy, drug dealer, potheads, crackheads, drunk heads, so called "disabled or mentally Ill" the...
    kamachulu kamachulu 22-25, M Jul 29

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    I always wanted to be friends with a cheerleader LMFAO
    radicalkiah radicalkiah 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I always wanted to be friends with a gamer addict
    radicalkiah radicalkiah 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 6

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    I can be friends with people from a wide range of difference. It varies from oldschool nerds to contemporary ******* or even mixed! I'm the kind of in between these two, so maybe...
    pnsrstw pnsrstw 18-21, F Aug 8

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    I just made friends with a scary sheep :D He head-butts everyone except for me :D I love that guy and he loves me lol
    tarara0414 tarara0414 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 9

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    It's so true. Like people that are completely opposite from me I can be friends with them(:
    andreaespe andreaespe 18-21, F 5 Responses Aug 12

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    I would even be friends with a.. a.. a mayo lover!
    ketchuplover24 ketchuplover24 22-25, M 5 Responses 3 days ago

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    Happy Eid....... I hope u have fun with your family and friends.....
    Smile3ee Smile3ee 13-15, F 5 Responses Jul 28

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    I want to make friends with people who have kids text me at 781-202-6188
    silentpeanut silentpeanut 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 29

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    i do have friends who are totally different from me in various aspects
    youngsingle youngsingle 22-25, M 1 Response Aug 1

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    I loved the guy who used to be my best friend but he didn't feel the same towards me and I moved on from him to great extent. And now we are soon to be friends with benefits. We...
    Bella2911 Bella2911 18-21, F Aug 4

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