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I Just Found Out My Best Friend Has Cancer

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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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 don't understand why people cheat. I can't stand it. Do they even care that their hurting the person their cheating on. I just think cheating is so stupid and selfish!
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    This is one of those days where I feel I can't go on anymore. It's been over a year since my best friend has died. We met on the bus in Las Vegas in 2000. He invited me to his...
    ninathecat ninathecat 31-35 7 Responses Jul 11

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    Ok so I'm not gonna sit here and brag about how awesome my friends are for the most part, but I just want to say for those of you who feel alone...there is someone out there who...
    dyingalittleinside97 dyingalittleinside97 16-17, F Jul 13

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    I finally found my best friend. But I'm kind of scared because I feel it's temporary. I tend to lose friends over a fight, misunderstanding, and other situations We recently...
    nakedhero nakedhero 18-21, M 1 Response Jun 27

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    One of my best friends has gone to school with me since third grade. We became friends when my teacher sat us next to each other and I repeatedly stole his glasses case haha. After...
    Kimbahbay Kimbahbay 16-17, F 3 Responses Jul 7

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    My cousin has a rare cancer called spinal cell sarcoma. The tumor is very large and is attached to her spine and around her abdomen. It's so large it protrudes through her skin on...
    Ladiva74 Ladiva74 36-40, F Jun 22

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    Last summer was the last time I saw him full of life and healthy. That September he was diagnosed with a rare, genetic but not hereditary cancer. Nobody in the friend group knew...
    kalleyboe kalleyboe 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8

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    So my best friend, her brother, another guy friend and I went on a long holiday weekend getaway. We all slept in the same room and the first night there we all drank. Her brother...
    alya07 alya07 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 8

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    The void I felt as I fell apart was, at least to what I could imagine in my mind, probably equal to what you felt when I'd left you in the hospital. I began to feel very sad. I...
    justderek justderek 22-25, M 2 Responses Jul 11

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    This year, my best friend stopped talking to me. At first, it started slowly by not replying to a text here or there but now we haven't spoken in months. The real kicker is she...
    Untamablespark Untamablespark 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 25

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    Me and Jocelynn have been best friends since 7th grade. We did everything together. We became basically one person, we got older and nothing changed. As most teenagers do me and...
    marisolalexis marisolalexis 13-15, F Jun 30

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    So me and my best friend made a trip to NYC for fun for a week and we just got back today. While we were there I managed to meet a really cool girl. We hung out multiple times...
    Sevenup1 Sevenup1 22-25, M Jul 11

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    Just over 1 week ago I found out that my best school friend died. He was found alone. It is unclear at the moment whether his death was suspicious or not. I feel so stressed at...
    Elses Elses 36-40, M Jul 7

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    I've known my ex for 15 years, her older brother for just as long. He was my best friend, we grew up together, and we were brothers. 8 Years ago, he was killed in Iraq, and over...
    bigbluecolonel bigbluecolonel 26-30, M 5 days ago

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    I have this friend, my best friend. She just kinda clicks with me and everything just curves around us when we talk but she was having some family issues and was depressed and cut...
    AliStrong AliStrong 13-15, F Jun 22

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    I think I've finally found my true love. His name is Paul and we first met in 8th grade which was about 8 years ago. When we first met he was a real jerk, he constantly teased me...
    unexplainedfeelings unexplainedfeelings 18-21, F Jul 1

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    We were in the same group of friends and me and her and her sisters were all close. After her sister got married me n her began to spend a lot of time together. I didn't put all my...
    urbanwanderer urbanwanderer 26-30, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    Ok summer has rolled around and I was full of enthusiasm and that magical feeling u get when schools out. Then. It. Deflated. Like a ballon with way too much air. my best friend...
    justfailedlife justfailedlife 13-15, F Jul 7

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    I had a best friend. We started talkin to two other best friends and became a group of 4. But my best friend started hating one of my other friends and would always leave and get...
    HarlieMarie HarlieMarie 13-15, F 1 Response Jul 9

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    My best friend of 10 years (who is also my aunt) moved to Kentucky about 2 weeks ago and I have hardly heard from her since. But I missed her before she left. It's hard because I...
    akrysrose akrysrose 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 10

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    My dad went to jail because he sexually assaulted some woman. I have no i sea why he would do this , he is my best friend and love him with all of my heart. But i found out because...
    kayani1997 kayani1997 16-17, F Jul 10

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    Okay so me and my "best friend" have been friends since we were like 4/5. Up until 9th gradeish, we were INSEPERABLE. I mean we did everything together. Now I'm going to be a...
    tessjohnson23 tessjohnson23 16-17, F 5 Responses Jul 12

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    She is my half sister but we are so close I consider her a sister sister. We were best friends before we found out we were sisters. Skyla is the bestest friend ever.
    QuinnStew QuinnStew 13-15, F 6 days ago

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    My sister is my best friend and I miss her. Seems we have grown apart. She made friends with her neighbors who drink every night and she has a hard time saying no. We'll...
    raedavis raedavis 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    So I have this guy friend I have been friends with for 4 years, I mean I always thought he was cute and stuff and he thought the same of me but I just never wanted to go further...
    Jic195 Jic195 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I didn't know what true friendship was until I met my best friend. We met a year ago, when my life was at it's worse. Everyone thought they were no hope for me to change, I got on...
    DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt DeterminedToMakeLifeWorthIt 16-17, F Jul 3

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    Lately this is pretty relevant. I remember when I was in Texas visiting family something had happened and I was balling my eyes out and I was calling my best friends over and over...
    Tiffersneeze Tiffersneeze 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 3

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    Once I had a male best friend when I was in College. He was my Senior. We used to talked for hours after class. We often spent our days just sit in front of piano in a classroom...
    ShastaMt ShastaMt 36-40, F 5 days ago

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    I meet a girl named Nicole in fifth grade, we had the same classes . I got to know her and I found out that she was a foster child along with her siblings. She was always dreaming...
    mckenziegibson mckenziegibson 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Okay...so recently my long term "best" friend is currently pissed with me beyond what she has ever been. There is a really, really long story about us and I'll tell it if anyone is...
    s4ndsurph3r s4ndsurph3r 18-21 Jun 25

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    My best friend I met 1 year ago today. She is short and pretty and a brunette who looks like a red head that has the personality of a blonde. She is funny and knows how to cheer me...
    l3x1l0v3 l3x1l0v3 16-17, F Jun 29

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    I met you at a bar in my hometown only six years ago. We barely knew each other but we got along like we'd known each other forever. You chased me around the bar with a pool cue...
    justderek justderek 22-25, M 1 Response Jun 29

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