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I Lost Love Ones to Cancer

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    Patti was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer

    stage four on April 20, 2013. She was given 2 months but lasted almost 9 months. She spent Christmas and New Years in the hospital and was sent home on January 12, 2014 to die in her own home. With her last moments she opened her blue eyes wide (first time in over 2 weeks) and...
    imissmylove imissmylove 66-70 1 Response Jan 19

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    A True Account Of Bladder Cancer Going Bad

    My husband, love of 30+ years died August 1st 2010 from bladder cancer that metastasized to his liver in the end.  I nursed him through chemo, the worst they can give, surgery which almost took his life from loss of blood, kidney damage from the surgery that removed his bladder...
    mag2010 mag2010 46-50, F 3 Responses Jan 23, 2011

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    Involved Versus Uninvolved

    I have lost two people that I loved to cancer.  My Dad who was diagnosed with lung cancer, had surgery to remove the cancer but it didn't work as it was too late for that.  He was gone in six months. I did not have a license at the time so I was not able to be involved.  Dad...
    snowberry75 snowberry75 36-40, F 2 Responses Aug 22, 2011

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    She's Still Here

    I lost my Aunty to cancer several years ago, when I was just a kid, but for some reason I've always felt like I would have been really close to her had she lived.  She was the nutty writer in the family, kind of an alcoholic, but a very good writer and I think that's where I...
    mn2623 mn2623 22-25, F Sep 10, 2011

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    Guilty For Hating Something That I Myself Is Doing

    This might be a famous act for hypocrisy but I am still open in unraveling it. I never like people who are irresponsible because to me those are the ones who are not living life in their maximum human potential. Being responsible goes with the basics in life yet everyone keep on...
    PsychjiLL PsychjiLL 22-25 Oct 14, 2011

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    A Lost Soul Mate

    two and half years with out my best friend,soul mate,wife. two people died that day.but one walked away.eight years not we were together.not one bad word just happy all the time.going to work was hard ijust wanted to be at home with my love and she was the same.now i am lost...
    foxx1966 foxx1966 41-45, M Sep 28, 2009

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    It Was My Dad.

    I lost my dad to pancreatic cancer,  like usual it was found pretty early, but like always it was terminal.  He fought a good fight and made it 18 months which was a year longer then the doctor had said he might.  I got some interesting insight from him during this...
    loopnscc loopnscc 46-50, M 2 Responses Sep 13, 2008

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    To Many..... Hate Cancer

    Cancer is horid. It runs in my dads side of family!! :-[ I have lost my aunt Kathy and my uncle terry has cancer and fights it. My cousin heather is a fighter of breast cancer. :-/
    Abb50 Abb50 18-21, F Aug 12, 2013

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    My Uncle Neil...

    Lost his years long battle to cancer this morning.  He was a good man with a great family and he will be missed. I spent a summer with them back in 1980.  Most years they would either come here or we would go there to visit.  But we all were very close. Goodbye...
    thatweirdromanguy thatweirdromanguy 46-50, M 1 Response May 5, 2008

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    The Silent Killer

    I am a witness to why pancreatic cancer is dubbed "the silent killer"it is sadly unnoticeable until it has already spread to other organs.My father was diagnosed on February 3 2012 and took his last breath on this earth on oct 3 2012 exactly 8 months from diagnosis.my dad went...
    Ryandv Ryandv 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 21, 2013

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    Before I Was Born

            Before I was born my mom suffered the lost of both her parents. Her parents were smokers; they were from the WWII generation so smoking was very popular then, there was no reseach yet that linked cancer to cigarettes. My grandpa died...
    joon joon 18-21, F Mar 13, 2008

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    GONE But Never Forgotten

    THIS SUBJECT IS AN ONGOING ONE. EVERY DAY PEOPLE LOSE LOVED ONES TO THIS DISEASE. I AM 1 OF 5 CHILDREN. I  WAS VERY CLOSE TO MY FAMILY THAT CONSISTED OF 3 SISTERS AND 1 BROTHER. I AM THE OLDEST.I LOST 1 OF MY SISTERS TO CANCER MANY YEARS AGO. IT WAS HEARTBREAKING. TO LOSE A...
    RESCUE RESCUE 61-65, F 1 Response Aug 1, 2008

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    She Was My Life

    It has only been a month since I lost the other half of my heart. I can't stop thinking about her, I can't stop crying at night, and I don't know how to go on without her. We did everything together and now when I do anything it feels wrong; it feels like I am just going through...
    nomad59 nomad59 36-40, M 5 Responses Oct 29, 2009

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    It was October 10th 2008 I had just gotten home from school and I thought that nothing could down me on a good day because tomorrow was my birthday around 5:00 I get a call from my...
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    So the HIV is evolving into a less deadly form. And also it's help to prevent the cancer cells to spread. ~Hmm.. Maybe this virus soon turned to be the cured for the cancer.
    Abnegation Abnegation 16-17, M 2 Responses Dec 4

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    Oh, of course I could cure it, but I will choose to die this week. There is no one who really wants me to live because no one will give me the time I need to be a good person. So...
    TheFarmerAsACorpse TheFarmerAsACorpse 18-21 2 Responses Dec 11

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    My mother died last night at 9:25 of cancer. I knew it was coming and was able to be with her as she took her last breaths. But it is hard thinking that she won't be at my...
    Lazzer13 Lazzer13 18-21, F 3 Responses Nov 27

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    Too many people...and my father just tonight. Fcuk cancer!!!
    hazeleyedangel68 hazeleyedangel68 46-50, F 4 Responses Dec 8

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    My aunty has cancer and it's spread, she might not make it for Christmas :( :'(
    Emily97x Emily97x 16-17, F 7 Responses Dec 9

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    Coffee mornings...a piece of toast.. feed the pets.... pause. an act You used to do..... shake it off...sip caffeine....take a shower and roll off my back. towel dry, wander...
    NixGnome NixGnome 22-25, F Dec 8

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    Spread happiness in the lives of the people you love and make your own life happy too! Send Flowers to South Korea along with Cakes and Hampers from the online shopping sites for...
    koreaflowers koreaflowers 18-21, M Dec 9

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    Whoever said that to have loved and lost is better than never to have loved at all, obviously had never really loved. I lost the love of my life over 4 years ago (no she is still...
    Tazman57 Tazman57 56-60, M 2 Responses Nov 30

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    It has scarred me mentally for life and I doubt any therapy is gonna help, it's an old scar anyways
    PsychologyNerd PsychologyNerd 13-15, F Dec 7

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    My neighbours kid who I used to baby sit was diagnosed when she was five and died when she was eight. Later I was diagnosed with leukaemia stage 1, I'm better now and when my hair...
    Puck4Eva Puck4Eva 16-17, F 6 days ago

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    I woke up to find out my mother had past away when I was sleeping, I was 14. a few years before that, my grandmother. and a year before that my grandfather.
    Bitchenwolf Bitchenwolf 16-17, F Dec 7

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    My mum. She is a tough old bird, but getting weaker every time I see her. She is on oxygen now. It cuts me deeply seeing her like this. I hope I might still have my mum for Xmas...
    Heellover Heellover 36-40, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    Volumes Volumes 22-25, M Nov 28

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    Why you'll love a Cancer:Cancer's loyal and sincere heart makes your own sensitive heart melt.Caring and devoted, a Cancer will take the lead in pursuing you - and not give up...
    Elizabeth9697 Elizabeth9697 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 6

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    Hi there! I've recently come out of an 8 year long relationship where I was constantly criticized, belittled and mocked. I didn't like it at all, his personality wasn't very nice...
    buttonthimbles buttonthimbles 22-25, F Nov 23

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    I think he's days are numbered though. He has cancer as well as a lung infection. Last night, he thought it was his time, and he wanted the whole family there so he could see us...
    MusicJunkie6794 MusicJunkie6794 18-21, M Nov 25

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    little3M little3M 22-25, F 5 Responses Nov 22

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    Nostalgia is something that we often think about this time of year...It can affect us in so many capacities...Memories of our childhood come flashing back as it were yesterday...My...
    prettyface1 prettyface1 46-50, F 3 Responses Nov 30

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    I have been in love twice in my life. Years ago there was a girl I loved. But I had to love her from afar and never told her. We never dated because religion was separating us and...
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    I have been in love twice in my life. Years ago there was a girl I loved. But I had to love her from afar and never told her. We never dated because religion was separating us and...
    ManinNY ManinNY 41-45, M 1 Response Dec 7

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    As I stated in my status Christmas isn't Christmas without your loved ones close by. This will be my first Christmas without the man I loved for18 years, and will always love. His...
    McCannT12 McCannT12 41-45, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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    Lexx42 Lexx42 18-21, F Nov 20

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    I enjoy company , I enjoy spending time with my family and chatting with friends , but I absolutely love being alone . I feel perfectly content spending time by myself maybe...
    Sjenka Sjenka 36-40, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I believe that if you truly love someone then there is no real reason you shouldn't be with them unless they turn out to be someone you thought they weren't. But even then you can...
    Raptax231 Raptax231 18-21, M 1 Response Dec 2

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