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I Just Found Out My Best Friend Has Cancer

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    My best friend has cancer

    and it SUCKS! I do not want him to be sick or hurt. He just got married and has a baby on the way and this should be the best time of his life. He shouldn't be in bed sick and on chemo. I wish I was allowed to see him (Long Story) but of course I am not so I have to sit here...
    nikolasmom nikolasmom 36-40 1 Response Oct 7

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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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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 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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    A few months ago, when I was helping move my boyfriend in to college, I got a call from my mom. She said that one of my friend had been diagnosed with Leukemia. She told me it was...
    HeadCase777 HeadCase777 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 17

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    My best friend has two older brothers, one is 10 years older and the other is 6 years older. The younger of the two is kind of attractive but he's so quiet; I've stood next to him...
    smurfinaround smurfinaround 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Well here's the story. So me and my best friend have been bffs for six years, since we were in seventh grade and now we are juniors in high school. We tell each other everything...
    FairyTailGM FairyTailGM 16-17, F Oct 6

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    I was really depressed last November to the point that I didn’t believe I was depressed and told my 2 best friends I was bipolar when I wasn’t. I also told one of them I was...
    em27soccer em27soccer 16-17, F Oct 7

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    My best friend of 7 years told me it was pointless even trying to be friends anymore. She said I was fake, manipulative, and a liar. Then she blocked me. She blocked me and when I...
    GingerCannibal GingerCannibal 16-17, F 2 Responses Oct 4

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    We met on her 2 years ago during the summer. I was new to the site so, even being behind a computer screen, i was still shy. She talked to me and soon we became friends. Talked...
    BaileyJean15 BaileyJean15 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 18

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    My best friend is actually a guy, girls that I have considered best friends have always stabbed me in the back and now I don't really trust them anymore and I don't let people get...
    MyDaddysSpecialGirl MyDaddysSpecialGirl 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    So, this girl, she is my best friend. She is also my cousin, so we've known each other since we were born and stuff. She used to be kinda mean, so didn't like her. But then she...
    AvaRawr AvaRawr 16-17, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    ...and I don't know what I should do. I know I'm not her *best* friend but I am one of many - she has many she considers true best friends and her BFF is her sister - but in my...
    themissmoxie themissmoxie 26-30, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    It has been a little over a month since our break up. Everyday is hard but everyday is getting easier. I was best friends with my ex before our relationship, and we decided we...
    Hohjo Hohjo 18-21, M Oct 12

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    It sucks to feel betrayed by your own best friend. I should've known that she was just with him to be away from her parents cause she wanted so much to be on her own. She only...
    vanessamoomoo vanessamoomoo 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    This is a long story, let me warn you! Six years ago when I started college, I had literally zero friends as I hadn't attended high school due to social anxiety issues. I met so...
    icecreamjunk icecreamjunk 22-25, F Oct 19

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    Well, I'm a girl, and my best friend is also a girl, just to clear that up. When we first met, I was kind of closed up. I didn't like to be touchy with people. A bunch of my...
    refusingtogiveup refusingtogiveup 18-21, F Oct 12

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    So, i have this one friend that i love so much he's so adorable ive known him since 2005 and he's my best friend i love him so much and he's everything i'd ever ask for he's the...
    BrokenBrittanyLovesDaniel BrokenBrittanyLovesDaniel 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Okay, so here's my story. One which I am still living. It's been the hardest time of my life and I thought I should share this experience with everyone who feels the same way. So...
    shenanigan94x shenanigan94x 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    So we have been friends since 1st grade and we were both the weirdest kids in the class. In grade 2-3 we were in seperate classes and we never talked anymore. Then we reunited in...
    tessagj14 tessagj14 16-17, F 2 days ago

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    well a couple of days ago it was our anniversary, 3 years now but we haven't spoken or seen each other for the past 7-8 months (we don't live in the same country so we use Skype...
    LoneDovahKiin LoneDovahKiin 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 3

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    We have been bf since 1984, fourth grade. In high school I was the party popular girl and she was the soccer player good girl. Others didn't believe it when we til them we were...
    Jennerrous Jennerrous 36-40, F 1 Response Oct 4

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    I have posted about this many a time before; truthfully I don't even know which category to post this in. Perhaps to get the most feedback I will just post it in more than 1. Is...
    itscake itscake 22-25, F 4 Responses Oct 6

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    I met Belle two years ago wen I first moved from a new school. I didn't like her at first, at least not that way. We were more of friends of a friend that first year. The year...
    Rachlm214 Rachlm214 16-17, F Oct 8

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    I've lost so many best friend because they don't get along with my other friends. Since i am not picky with friends they are a mix of everything. As long as they have good...
    doglover3366 doglover3366 13-15, F 2 Responses Oct 10

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    We were both outcasts, alone in a world full of hate, we found each other like we were meant to be, we bring out each other's strengths, and we improve each other's weaknesses, we...
    DanielleHoughton DanielleHoughton 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 19

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    A girl is lucky if she finds a best friend who is a guy and if that guy doesn't start ignoring her just cos he found his better half. No matter how much ever he ignores his bestie...
    amazingmoment90 amazingmoment90 18-21 5 days ago

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    There is one friend I talk about on here quiet a bit, he goes by superman. He has a smile like gold Eyes like the sunset A personality so awesome it puts connor franta to shame.lol...
    CoveringThePain CoveringThePain 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 3

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    I like my best friends brother. I mean even our families ship us. It's just he is himself since, I've known him so long I know he is a huge nerd, a clarinet player ( band geek...
    booimfake123 booimfake123 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    If someone had told me 3 years ago that Alex would become my best friend and mean the absolute world to me, I wouldn't have believed them! From this day 3 years ago, mine and Alex...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 9

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    Me and my bestie have not been very close for the past two years. I have been trying to get closer but she is always so busy and has started hanging out with a new crowd (the...
    GirlInABottle GirlInABottle 13-15, F Oct 10

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    My EP best friend is awesome! I've only known him for a few weeks now but I just feel blessed to have someone to talk to sometimes. I had an awesome friend online and on June 16...
    SRayne SRayne 41-45 1 Response Oct 16

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    I really want a best friend, I'm 18 and preferably I want a best friend that's in college, and has a lot in common with me :) I am really friendly so message me if you want a best...
    Danyyx Danyyx 18-21, F Oct 19

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    I have a crush on my best friend "Amy". (I am a girl) I've had a crush in her for two months and she knows, but she doesn't really take it seriously. She has a crush on Jane. So...
    Kaylee000 Kaylee000 16-17, F Oct 19

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    I had a best friend who was the closest person to me in the world. We'd talk all the time, even when we weren't together, we'd text each other from "good morning" till "good night...
    xmasquirade xmasquirade 22-25, F Oct 20

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    I moved to a new school due to personal reasons. During my first year there (7th grade) I was very much misunderstood ever since on the first day of school when I looked down at my...
    RainingMind RainingMind 13-15, F Oct 7

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    I miss my best friend, I miss talking to him and he has slowly closed me out of his life these last few months. I know he's having a bad time these last few weeks and I can't help...
    glassprison glassprison 31-35, F Oct 10

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