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I Just Found Out My Best Friend Has Cancer

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    He Was Just Given A Time frame To Live In

    My best friend has cancer and has just been told that he a week to three months to live and he seems so happy about it, not that he's dieing but happy about life while I am struggling to keep myself in a better spot when he is around but the minute I am not around him I fall...
    heartofafighter heartofafighter 26-30, F Jul 28, 2010

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    My Bestfriend Also Known As My Life Has Blood Cancer And Hes Only 17

    This is a long story. I guess i will start from the beginning. My bestfriends name is Eric. Hes 17 now. Hes perect haha. He really is. I love him to death. I would do anything for him. I met him a year ago on facebook. Yeah..i know what your thinking. Facebook friends...facebook...
    roselina23 roselina23 16-17, F 1 Response Nov 23, 2012

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    I Found Out My Best Friend.has Canver

    Hi so I jus t found out my bestfriend has leukemia :( I dont know what to do shouodni.tell her I know? I want to know how long.is she going to live I dont want to lose her I honestly dont I will kill my self
    joseline118 joseline118 16-17, F Sep 6, 2012

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    My Mother

    my dear friend who is close in my heart as a mother to me as anyone could get. the mum i wish i had. i have not seen her in a while.i love her so much i found out last night she has breast cancer.i wish i could take it away and have it instead.she is too special too important...
    freeangel freeangel 31-35, F 2 Responses Apr 11, 2010

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    MIGHT!!! I just barely found out.

    She's been sick and went in and they did biopsies and her white cell count is way low and she's been hemorrhaging internally in her stomach and it doesn't look good. My heart has broken in two for her < 3 I am praying hard for you GIRL!!!!
    kittyluv78 kittyluv78 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 9

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    Cancer At 15

    Me and my best friend have known each other for 10 years. We have been through everything together and now she is dying. I love her to bits and I just want to protect her ;(
    Clarinetmonkey96 Clarinetmonkey96 16-17 1 Response Feb 29, 2012

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    My Dear Best Friend Has Cancer

    I am so scared and confused.  My dearest best friend just got diagnosed with cancer.  I just got off the phone with her and I don't know what to talk about sometimes because I am so choked up and scared.  If there is anyone out there that has gone thru this- please...
    Tanyalee Tanyalee 31-35, F 4 Responses Dec 29, 2009

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    Pass The Brats Please, And Oh Yeah, I Have Cancer

    He was so nonchalant about it -- slipping it into a conversation about sun and sand while we were sitting in his backyard, eating brats and clams (don't ask).  We had been talking about dermatologists. He mentioned that he had seen one recently. This was my friend who hates...
    wundayatta wundayatta 56-60, M 3 Responses May 31, 2010

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    My Best Friend Has Stage IV Cancer

    T his doesn't seem possible one minute; then the next minute overwhelming fear fills my senses.  My dear friend Ursula, age 64, has breast cancer.  It didn't show up on a mammogram.  It didn't show up on a sonogram.  INFLAMMATORY BREAST CANCER...
    mscintx mscintx 61-65, F 3 Responses Apr 8, 2009

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    My Best Friend Has Cancer

    My name is Izabella and I'm 16 years old. My best friend Jade is like a sister to me, she comes over every morning to get ready for school, every lunch hour, every day after school until about 12am. I can tell her everything and anything. About 2 months ago, she was suddenly...
    IzabellaMarie IzabellaMarie 16-17, F Aug 4, 2012

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    If This Happened

    I'd be very upset, but at the same time try to give all the support I could.
    startinover1 startinover1 46-50 Apr 25, 2012

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    Wow :(

    i met him in the 9th grade we hit it off so well, we were practically like twins. after gr.11 he moved across the country with him family, but hes kept in touch with me the entire time...he told me a few days ago that he just found out hes got cancer...hes only 21... i keep...
    pinknailpolish89 pinknailpolish89 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 26, 2009

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    Tyler<3

    My bestt friend Tyler was diagnosed 2 months ago with AML (acute meyloid leukemia), she has gone through with 3 treaments of chemotherapy and is currently on her fourth, the doctors didnt expect her to be abel to visit her home at all and sent her to a childrens hospital in...
    Cotahh007 Cotahh007 13-15, F Jun 11, 2011

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    My Best Mate Has Cancer

    My best mate, ex and Big Bro (I never had) of 28 years was diagnosed in July with terminal cancer, of the lung which has been caused by his smoking, saying that I cant actually completely blame him as he started smoking excessively in 2003 when our daughter (Graci-Anne) died...
    allisoncounsell allisoncounsell 26-30 Oct 2, 2010

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    She's a good friend of mine. I've known her for years. For much of the time, I've been trying to hook up with her. It never happened and I settled into just playing the role of...
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    My best friend has crotical, possibly deadly symtoms he's on medicine but they could get deadly... i'm so scared... what do i do?
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    I don't necessarily hate her. I just hate what she's been acting like lately. 1. This is going to sound like a dumb reason to dislike someone, but she copies everything I say. I...
    bridget1234567 bridget1234567 13-15, F 22 mins ago

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    Definition of a best friend; The person you can't be mad at for even an hour because you have something important to tell them... Well if that important thing you need to tell her...
    mhallxcello mhallxcello 16-17, F 2 Responses 12 hrs ago

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    I guess it was during the Christmas party when I fell in love with Alice. She was my best friend since Kindergarten, so I never really had a crush on her. But last week, a friend...
    cosmicdragon cosmicdragon 18-21, M 1 Response 5 hrs ago

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    She has been my friend since first grade. We been super close for so many years. I only found out after I had gave up on her and now with my current boyfriend. She told me, I told...
    AirSlice AirSlice 18-21, F Aug 21

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    We weren't trying to have a baby yet but we know we want to be together and we couldn't be anymore excited! Are there anymore mommies to be who have just found out they're...
    brianajay brianajay 22-25, F 7 hrs ago

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    So this all started in 5th, I felt as if it was destiny that brought us together. He first moved to this elementary school n then I also moved to the elementary in like the quarter...
    intellinerdgirl intellinerdgirl 13-15, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    When I was 8 in grade to I met a girl who was very annoying. Then one day she called me over for a play date (I regret asking her to be best friends) so I asked to be best friends...
    catlover031 catlover031 13-15, F 1 Response Aug 23

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    i had a best friend, then i had a frienemy and now i have an enemy. As i moved up to high school, my friends and i were put into different classes, forcing us to find new friends...
    aStarGirl aStarGirl 13-15, F Aug 26

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    An open letter Dear Marie It's been 5 years now since you've past away. I still haven't seen your gravestone. I've heard it's beautiful - just like your soul. You might don't...
    Lindadk Lindadk 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    Had a great day with my best friend yesterday ^_^ He's the opposite gender to me. He texted me asking if I wanted to come with him for his passport interview. After his interview...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 19

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    My "best friend" is so much cooler and more amazing than me it kills me, she's two years younger than me and is like a bettie page look-a-like, her life isn't the greatest at the...
    Invisibl3flow3r Invisibl3flow3r 18-21 1 Response Sep 4

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    Ok so I'm a girl and I think im in love with my girl best friend. It scares me a lot because I didn't think I could love a person so much. Our friendship started a few years ago...
    teddy237 teddy237 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 4

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    This happened just this past weekend and I am still going thought a bit of shock. I've not really talked to them any. The must know something is up, but probably not sure what that...
    MelissaSmith24740 MelissaSmith24740 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 21

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    I had a "BFF" for 3 years. It all began when my friends constantly fought over stupid things. I became sick and tired of it, so I left the "group". (We are all friends still) I...
    KyokoXD KyokoXD 13-15, F Sep 1

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    Hello, I just joined here and this is my first post and I am not sure how all this works. Honestly, I joined here because I need a place I can let my emotions out after losing my...
    lonelyislandgirl lonelyislandgirl 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 15

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    The thing I remember first is the snow. It was one of those things that just sticks like glue to your memory. The sidewalks were covered thickly with powdery light snow. It had...
    BlueMetalChick BlueMetalChick 18-21, F 3 Responses Sep 2

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    I first met my best friend/soul sis in first grade. We studied together in nursery and KG but I would usually stay at home so I didn't really have friends. I have a lot of cousins...
    qwer45 qwer45 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I should say that I am a little peculiar because adults like the way I am but I am little weak with social life. It has been from when I was little that I never used to go out of...
    VasanthMSV VasanthMSV 13-15, M 1 Response Aug 15

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    I met a guy at work and we started talking about common interests, some time passed when we stopped talking, however, after some time passed we started talking and hanging out. I...
    match4me match4me 31-35, F Aug 20

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    i just started high school. my best friend yesenia have been best friends since 7th grade. we were both new so we didn't know anybody and automatically became best friends. the...
    larissa14 larissa14 13-15, F Aug 30

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    My best friend and I met around 3 years ago and we were inseparable. Like soulmates. We were always together and it was weird for us to go more than three days without seeing each...
    idiotheque idiotheque 18-21, F Aug 15

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    When I began my senior year in high school I was 17 going on 18. About two weeks in I got invited by a friend to join her with a group of her guy friends so I figured if there's...
    BaristaPride BaristaPride 18-21, M Aug 16

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    My brothers and his best friend been friends for over 15 years he's practically family already. I'll be honest most people would look at him as the typical vicious street guy. But...
    TheFusmicster TheFusmicster 22-25, F Sep 4

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    My friend and I have been best friends for 5 years now. Back in January, he asked me to go out with him & I said "Yes!". We dated for a few months then one day after school, while...
    LoveIsAConfusingThing LoveIsAConfusingThing 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My best friend died in 2011 and I haven't found anyone like her since. It sucks because she was the perfect best friend for me and before she died we stopped talking over a studpid...
    Godisnumber1 Godisnumber1 22-25 Aug 15

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    I met this girl when I was 20 years old. We are 30 now. There was a point in time when we used to have a lot of fun, but now, her friendship has become burdensome. I feel like a...
    HeartofReality HeartofReality 26-30, F Aug 24

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    Last semester, I was studying in Vienna and traveling Europe. I was dating someone in the US at the time, and our relationship was pretty much ending at that point. My best friend...
    piperm piperm 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 2

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    Hai. I have a best friend. We were friend since 2006 but recently she had a boyfriend. Before this she also had a boyfriend but they had a long distance love. Now she found a near...
    Jojopay Jojopay 26-30 1 Response Sep 5

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    It's been a long time since my best friend and I had ended our friendship. She was the most caring person that I know and the most crazy of all. Everyday we chat, talk to each...
    Guin2ne1 Guin2ne1 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 25

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    I was introduced to him years back and we always just got along so well. We would talk for hours and hours and help eachother when we were in need. We also had almost everything in...
    Unicornwarrior724 Unicornwarrior724 16-17, F Aug 27

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    In the past I used to have a really good set of people/social skills so much so that I was popular in primary school. I had a best friend then after a year at the same school they...
    lilygeorge12 lilygeorge12 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 6

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