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I Just Found Out My Best Friend Has Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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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    I don't have a best friend. Plain and simple. I have plenty of friends, and don't have problems making them. But I think I've been making all the wrong types of friends. The ones...
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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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    Being in love is suppose to be easy right? When I met this guy my freshman year of high school I hated his guts. In fact I hated him up until my junior year. He was so cocky and...
    Mystorynotmyname Mystorynotmyname 18-21, F 7 hrs ago

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    My sister had cancer when I was younger, Got diagnosed with being one of those people with a poor immune system(couldnt go out side, could be touched) There is a thing call camp...
    LLAMAAAA LLAMAAAA 13-15, F 1 day ago

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    I am in love with my best friend - it all started in junior year when I met my best friend, I met her thanks to her sister that I had met the previous year, my best friend's sister...
    Silverfang40 Silverfang40 18-21, M 3 Responses Sep 15

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    I am just looking for someone that I can talk to all the time. I would like a guy best friend and a girl best friend. Just someone that I can get to know and then take it from...
    BreeRenee2 BreeRenee2 18-21, F 1 Response 49 mins ago

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    My best friend is the most supportive and positive person ever. Seriously love him so much.
    courtneyyyx331 courtneyyyx331 18-21, F 1 hr 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 Sep 13

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    So, yeah, basically I fell in love with my best friends brother, Jay. We met a year ago, and we dated for about five months. I fell in love with him very quickly. I thought we were...
    maddierosee maddierosee 13-15, F 4 days ago

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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 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 6

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    I'm a wordy girl - I apologize in advance.... In my college English class my Prof asked us to write about the thing that scared us most in the world. I wrote about being afraid I...
    annaj5 annaj5 31-35 4 days ago

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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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    My old bestfriend and i clicked ever since we met. She is so much like me. Well both of my old bestfriends. In 8th grade year i found out i was moving and moved half of that year...
    A0927T A0927T 16-17, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Sep 12

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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 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 Sep 15

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    Peaceful breakfasts. That's what I miss the most. We used to sit across from each other in the breakfast nook with its squeaky table, and eat our cereal, reading our respective...
    naturegirl8 naturegirl8 18-21, F Sep 15

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    Im more than torn over this...i didnt think this would ever happen. My best friends name is Freddy. We met our freshman year of high school and have been best friends since. We...
    contreras415 contreras415 16-17, F Sep 20

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    So.. I went out with this boy a few years back. We argued all the time and it resulted in him breaking up with me.. I was broken and had already had a previous experience of...
    H0pe123 H0pe123 16-17, F 1 Response Sep 18

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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 26-30, 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 Sep 14

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    She's obnoxious. I hate her so much O.O She is ignorant. She is arrogant. She is suppose to be in college, but she's not; she works at freakin Adidas. She is also straight up rude...
    SeitheSaiyan SeitheSaiyan 16-17, F Sep 19

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    I've known my best friend, I guess I could call her Amber, from ever since kindergarten. She has been more than a best friend to me always, we've been like soul mates: I know...
    sunflowerheaven sunflowerheaven 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 19

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    I'm not sure how to begin writing this but I'm gonna go for it as best I can. Ok so the story is I'm now in my 4th and final year of college and I'm living with my best friend from...
    Friendlyguy94 Friendlyguy94 18-21, M 6 days ago

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    It's not that she's moved away or anything, she just doesn't bother with me anymore. It all started when she got a boyfriend last year. Me and her used to be like sisters, I couldn...
    Azzyyy Azzyyy 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    So , I love my best friend, rather she is my best friend because i liked her so much and just spent so much of my time wit her. It has been two years now since i started talking to...
    randomguy16 randomguy16 13-15, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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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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    For story purposes, we'll just call him, uh, "my broski" (I only call him that when we text) :3 This is gonna be long, but it'll be good... Once mid-November comes, I will have...
    SeitheSaiyan SeitheSaiyan 16-17, F Sep 18

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    I've lost my best friend. She changed, she attends parties with weed and she drinks. She had a panic attack apparently because I was ignoring her but I wasn't. I apologised over...
    lucywats lucywats 16-17 1 Response Sep 20

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    I've lost my best friend. She changed, she attends parties with weed and she drinks. She had a panic attack apparently because I was ignoring her but I wasn't. I apologised over...
    lucywats lucywats 16-17 1 Response Sep 20

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    My best friend got a boyfriend and it's rough. I like his boyfriend, he's great. They have been pretty welcoming of me hanging out with therm which is great, but my friend has kind...
    Justanotherperson1234 Justanotherperson1234 18-21, F 1 Response Sep 20

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