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I Have Lost Somebody to Cancer

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    My Angel Saskia

    I'M STILL HERE Mom , please don’t mourn for me I’m still here, though you don’t see. I’m right by your side each night and day and within your heart I long to stay. My body is gone but I’m always near. I’m everything you feel, see or hear. My spirit is free, but I...
    natashatjie natashatjie 26-30, F 3 Responses May 13, 2013

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    I Lost My Dear Daugther To Cancer

    it's almost 3 years saskia and mommy still miss you
    natashatjie natashatjie 26-30, F 1 Response May 8, 2013

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    Goodbye

    I have lost my mother from leukemia... today. To be honest, I am just 12 years old, and she was the sweetest person to me that I loved the most. She also had problems with her heart, (she couldn't breath very easy) , so the last time I saw her was a day before yesterday, before...
    salvijuscs salvijuscs 22-25 Jun 21, 2010

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    How Long

    How long should I grieve for my best friend? The one I lost to cancer last April? She was my best friend in the whole world - more like my sister - and I never got to tell her goodbye before she died. And I'm still grieving for her. Deeply... Some days are alright, but most days...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 29, 2013

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    My Dad

    I was blessed to have a wonderful daddy that I will always love but he died at the beginning of this year from medullary thyroid cancer. It was horrible watching a once healthy man with lots of life and energy become weaker and weaker once his prognosis became terminal. But he...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Nov 16, 2012

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    ~~ Mae Farrow ~~

    June 4, 1952 - May 22, 2009 ~ Primary Peritoneal Cancer   God looked around his Garden and found an empty place. He then looked down upon his earth and saw your loving face. He put his arms around you and lifted you to rest. His Garden must be beautiful, he always...
    motochaos motochaos 36-40, M 5 Responses Jul 13, 2009

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    My Beautiful Mother.

    My mom died when I was very young ... I still remember them rolling her out of the house and my family crying. Growing up was never easy for me. I lived with a family who hated me. No mother that loved me unconditionally and no father who actually cared. I was a broken child and...
    IvyRed15 IvyRed15 16-17, F 2 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    Nana

    My Nana was my second mother. She was the first one to ever hold me, she always called me gorgeus, and she was always there for me. I am her namesake. She was the only one with my mom while I was born. She smoked. She was diagnosed with lung cancer, and it progressed to brain...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jul 16, 2012

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    Miss You

    I miss you daddy.....
    AKM31 AKM31 36-40, F 1 Response Jun 16, 2009

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    My Grandpa Died of Cancer

    I have lost my grandpa, my grandma, and my cousin to cancer. My grandpa to colon cancer, my grandma to lung cancer and my cousin to some bone type of cancer. Cancer sucks :(
    Candimarie91 Candimarie91 22-25, F 8 Responses Feb 18, 2009

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    Something Is Missing...

    My friend was diagnosed with Ewings Sarcoma more than 2 years ago now. She was 21 at the time. Everybody who had not even contacted her after highschool now seemed to care so much. All her friends seemed to always be fussing over her, I think she hated all the fuss so I tried to...
    izzy88 izzy88 22-25 2 Responses Jan 2, 2012

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    I Fear Cancer

    Cancer is my greatest fear my grandmother died with it.. It is possible that my mother has it and my aunt had it.. I am fearful of it and it runs in the family.. I don't want to die with cancer, and it is a very horrible disease..I take it more serious then the military.. I don't...
    HeartAndWings HeartAndWings 16-17, F Jan 17, 2013

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    I Can'T Say This.

    It's been about two and a half years since I lost my grand mother to cancer. That's all I want to say. I've exhausted this subject. It's just that you never understand cancer until you see someone you love die from it. I did my research when she got sick. When she started...
    TheMoonGetsMe TheMoonGetsMe 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 3, 2013

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    My Mom

    My mom died from breast cancer when I was 20 during easter weekend I was there holding her hand while she was taken off the machines in the hospital it was hard for me and my family with her bein gone
    bigtreez626 bigtreez626 31-35, M Nov 17, 2012

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    I Miss You Emma

    My bright as a button, red headed, smiley, happy, cheerful seven year old, Emma. Diagnosed with neuroblastoma aged four and a half. Passed away aged seven years. 11th April 2000- 28th August 2007 Seven years of amazing happiness which I will never forget. Mummy wants you...
    SarcassticMum SarcassticMum 31-35, F May 11, 2013

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    For Mom...

    I lost my mother to cancer. She had Leukemia fro 10 years which ruined her immune system and the she developed a brain tumor that took her life.In her final days, the tumor had robbed her of any bodily control and all she really could do was blink. She could hear, but could only...
    jjmack jjmack 41-45, M 6 Responses Jan 25, 2010

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    Two Angelsoodby

     I lost my best friend ten years ago to breast cancer and it was so horribly sad as her 5 children said goodbye to her, that I am not sure I will ever get over it. My family still participates in a breast cancer walk every Mothers Day as a way to honor her and her children...
    jasmine726 jasmine726 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 30, 2009

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    My Dad

    My Dad was diagnosed with spinal cancer when my Mum was pregnant with me.  He died when I was still a baby, but not from the cancer.  Whilst in hospital, he was on so much medication that he couldn't even recognise my Mum, my brother or myself.  He was also in such...
    sparky85 sparky85 22-25 Apr 25, 2009

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    I am so destroyed, 8 months ago I lost my older

    sister to cancer. She was 21, she had just had her first child and was so excited to be a mother. She had a full week with her until we knew something wasn't quiet right. We took her to the hospital and it took them about three months or so to figure out what the problem was...
    beccah1234 beccah1234 18-21, F 1 Response 19 hrs ago

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    I Lost My Dear Daugther To Cancer

    it's almost 3 years saskia and mommy still miss you
    natashatjie natashatjie 26-30, F 2 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Keith

    Cancer has taken some very special people in my life away. it also has scared others in my family. I don't remember when or who cancer took first.... but i know it slowly killed my step father. that was the hardest person to lose. let me start of by saying my step father in...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Jan 23, 2013

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    Still Can't Believe It

    My grandfather just passed away two weeks ago from cancer. I just can't believe it. Everyone is devastated. I feel so bad for my dad and grandmother especially. They are really having a hard time. It was so shocking how fast his health deteriorated. Just 6 months ago he was...
    howsab howsab 31-35, F 12 Responses May 17, 2011

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    Young m willing to do anything to help his

    family. Have anything to ask www.gofundme.com/7b4p5c
    Boredathomeboy Boredathomeboy 16-17, M Mar 9

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    Lost But Always Loved

    We lost the man that had the biggest part in my upbringing. My best friend's father. He was more of a dad to me than my father or adopted dad. He fought lukimia for 2 1/2 years and then asked us boys if it would be okay if he quit. He was tired. Him and mom wee about to celebrate...
    CAnnesdad CAnnesdad 41-45, M Sep 12, 2012

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    Six Years

    Six long years since you went. You died aged seven. I miss you every day. I hate cancer.
    SarcassticMum SarcassticMum 31-35, F 4 Responses May 13, 2013

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    Saskia

    i still remember it as it was yesterday, my daugther got sick at that time she was only 16 months old. I took her to the hospital and the staff and sisters on duty have told me don't worry she will be okay they will give her medicine they think it's hear ears that have her off...
    natashatjie natashatjie 26-30, F 4 Responses May 8, 2013

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    Emma (I Have So Much To Write About Her)

    When you are just plain too sad to lie to yourself, that's when you express yourself best. In my Emma's playhouse, Just beyond my eye, My Emma's happy dancing, Playing in the sky, Who am I to wish for her, To live on in this world of strife, No, my precious little girl, Go on...
    SarcassticMum SarcassticMum 31-35, F May 11, 2013

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    Cernobil Reactor Accident At Russia

    I've lost many  closer people  to cancer. My grandmother and grandpa,my aunt and my little uncle too and many closer family friends. I think all of them the result of  that terrible Cernobil reactor accident at Russia ,all radiation pieces...
    greekice greekice 31-35, M 3 Responses Oct 26, 2009

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    My Grandfather

    On this day 9/24/12, last year I lost the man that meant every thing to me since I was a baby. My grandfather was one of those family men you saw on tv or in a fairy tale that always provides and cares for every one. He was a small town southern farmer who smoked most of his life...
    James19962 James19962 16-17 Sep 24, 2012

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    I Lost Both My Uncle and Grandfather to Cancer

    I lost my uncle to cancer last year and i miss him soo much. he was such a character/party goer. And last month i lost my grandad to cancer. i miss him so much too. he was such an intelligent funny guy. it was horrible to see them both go through everything they went through and...
    star26 star26 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 19, 2009

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    V-day

    Earlier this year on Valentine's Day - my uncle Keith succumbed to pancreatic cancer. I never saw it coming and he was the same age as my father. I guess it always happens to the people you never expect to leave you. Keith was an enigma: aloof and seemingly distant yet warm and...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 23, 2009

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    My Cousin

    I lost my cousin Tom to cancer on December 24, 2004. He battled prostate cancer for about 4 years. He was slightly over 23.5 years old when he died. He underwent surgery upon surgery, chemo and radation for years. Near the end, the area that was operated on was not healing...
    DietIcedTea DietIcedTea 36-40, F 1 Response Mar 20, 2009

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    My grandpa died from cancer and we really didn't have a really good relationship since he lived so far. But I think that's what hurts the most, the fact that I didn't have that...
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    My aunt has punched cancer in the fact twice. She is a real hero of mine.
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    I lost my dear dog Elvis to cancer last summer. It still hurts so bad
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    In my experience, God is extremely cruel. I have a severe case of schizoaffective disorder, and I also have bipolar disorder. I have suffered unusually for almost all of my adult...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F a week ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
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    I lost my best friend who I was like in love with back in 2010 to a drunk driver. To lose someone you love is to alter your life forever. You don’t get over it because ‘it...
    krorenae krorenae 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 25

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