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I Lost Love Ones to Cancer

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Related Experiences

    I'm sure most, or some people have had a long lost lover in the past who they've had to let go in order to make them and happy and yourself happy, logically to make it work. It...
    gongetit121 gongetit121 31-35, F Apr 12

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    I think everyone is afraid of losing someone their loved ones especially the people they are very close with. I just had this bad and weird dream and I know that words are not...
    trishhh04 trishhh04 22-25, F 14 hrs ago

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    Hey everyone, I hope your day is going well. I can't imagine what any of you have been through. I've never lost anyone close to me and for that I am lucky. My grandfather died of...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 6 days ago

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    I lost my father to cancer on February 8, 2014 . I was just shy of turning 16 . He's missed so much in these past 2 1/2 months . I think it gets harder everyday . He should be...
    awkwardprincess98 awkwardprincess98 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My Angel - It's been a year today since my best friend lost her life to Cancer. I miss her so much! Today's been kind of hard, but aim trying to focus on all the fun we had before...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I was depressed all the time a mother of toe and one on the way I felt lost I had a home And husband a car a boat a family.. No reason I know now to be depressed I lost my 7 month...
    laceykight laceykight 26-30, F Apr 13

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    My grandpa died from cancer and we really didn't have a really good relationship since he lived so far. But I think that's what hurts the most, the fact that I didn't have that...
    omgchapstick omgchapstick 16-17, F Apr 3

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    My aunt has punched cancer in the fact twice. She is a real hero of mine.
    projectgwyn101 projectgwyn101 16-17, M 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    It's been almost an hour since I received the news of my grandma about her health. My family and I have known few months ago her health has gotten worst and the doctor said she has...
    raldy raldy 18-21, F 3 Responses Apr 7

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    I love my onesie ^-^ how do they make them so comfortable?
    xXArt3misXx xXArt3misXx 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    It is not so much that I love cooking ... but it is that I love the people I cook for and their response. I love how they devour everything. I love when they ask for seconds and...
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 28

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    Last night, i dreamt my mom died. But its strange cuz she said goodbye first before she ride a car and go. Me and my dad were really sad. I've dreamt my mom died 3 times now. Some...
    MelodyInMyHead MelodyInMyHead 16-17, F Apr 7

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    Love cooking for my family especially my hard working mom 💕
    lexix0 lexix0 16-17, F Mar 23

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    Danny I still miss you. You were so loving and caring. I can see you making goofy faces in class trying to make me laugh. It makes me want to cry now. Why didn't I go with you...
    courtneyblue courtneyblue 18-21, F Mar 26

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    Eleanor and park. I read this book thinking that it would just occupy my mind, not knowing that it would make me cry everytime I re read the story of love pulled apart. I drew this...
    whocares4784 whocares4784 13-15, F Apr 13

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    "I bleed for you Forever I will lie awake I would Die For You I see the truth I've given you my heart to break I would Die For You"
    LunaOanaAris LunaOanaAris 16-17, F Apr 5

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    "the problem is not so much dying for a friend. it is finding a friend worth dying for"
    mstud17 mstud17 22-25, F Apr 5

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    It's really hard when someone holds so much in your heart but u mean nothing in theirs. He is the reason for so many diary pages, crying at night, and times that I wished that I...
    whocares4784 whocares4784 13-15, F Apr 11

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    Gabriel Garcia Marquez. Nobel prize of literature. Inspired me during my younger years with his magic realism and the fascinating town of Macondo. Rest in piece brother of...
    breathingeasy breathingeasy 41-45, M 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    A 2 time survivor. I am fair skinned and susceptible to skin cancer. As a golfer, that's a big concern. I have had friends with minor skin lesions which were easily taken care of...
    lakeluver lakeluver 66-70, M 1 Response Apr 15

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    Alan Jackson - Sissy's Song Lyrics Why did she have to go So young I just don't know why Things happen half the time Without reason without rhyme Lovely, sweet young woman...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    I was born an only child to an older Mom and Dad. My parents had high expectations of me ever since they had my intelligence tested at 6. I was put on ADHD medicine at 7 for better...
    FadingCloud FadingCloud 22-25, F 3 Responses Mar 31

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    i used to have eighteen cats then my dad got rid of them then i got a dog and my dad got chickens and he planned to get some horses and cows before i lost him from cancer
    megawolf13 megawolf13 13-15, F Mar 27

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    On October 19th 2012 I lost my boyfriend to suicide. After a long journey of trying to help with his ever deteriorating behaviour he took his life. I am still struggling to...
    Nats07 Nats07 26-30, F 3 Responses Apr 3

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    I finished college on top.. Found good jobs until several stresses came along and lead to my meltdown... Been almost 8 years now and still having a hard time moving on and picking...
    chaiteea chaiteea 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 14

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    Darryl Worley - Have You Forgotten? Lyrics I hear people saying we don't need this war But, I say there's some things worth fighting for What about our freedom and this piece...
    sherrianna sherrianna 18-21, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I work at a medical office and sometimes I have patients who will flirt with me but I just brush them off because I'm at work and I need to be professional. One day I was on the...
    soul711 soul711 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 23

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    Who doesn't? :) I love to give them, especially to my loved ones! If anything, I could be having the worst day ever and a hug from the right person makes it all better! :)
    SeanaO SeanaO 18-21, F 2 Responses Mar 25

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    I love this, the feeling of sand in between your toes, and the warm of the fire oozing into you is just orgasmic. I love the sounds of the waves that accompany this and the...
    CharleighBrazil CharleighBrazil 16-17, F Mar 25

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    Why I Believe in Prayer Two nights ago, two police officers knocked on our door to ask if we'd witnessed an attack on someone who lived in the neighbourhood. We told them we...
    vector8 vector8 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    The Wheel Turns Thinking of a dear friend tonight whose father passed away today. As he makes arrangements for the funeral, I'm at a loss for what to do for him. He's miles away...
    livelaughlovedream3 livelaughlovedream3 41-45, F 3 Responses Mar 27

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    I am introvert and shy by nature. I avoid confrontations. I have always been uncomfortable to fight or argue unnecessarily. I love too much and that's what I enjoy doing. I am very...
    Susana1985 Susana1985 26-30, F 3 Responses Mar 29

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    I love making a lot of money . Sometimes I think I love making money way too much . I put money over a lot I things like spending time with love ones. At one point I was addicted...
    Santi425 Santi425 22-25, M Apr 2

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    Many people cannot believe how simple Ho’oponopono practice is! This ancient Hawaiian healing modality brought to us by famous Hawaiian healer Morrnah Nalamuku Simeona and later...
    saktilv saktilv 41-45, F 3 Responses Apr 2

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    (from some website) 12 Scientifically Proven Signs You're in Love Researchers have found that an in-love brain looks very different from one experiencing mere lust, and it's...
    KortneeAnne KortneeAnne 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I had a random thought for a type of marriage ritual but without using a church. Two people meet with their families and friends watching, as they are under a huge tree with a lot...
    Lunarflowerrr Lunarflowerrr 22-25, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    April 4. Negotiating Conflicts. Recovery is about more than walking away. Sometimes it means learning to stay and deal. It's about building and maintaining relationships that work...
    zeeva70 zeeva70 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 4

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    Jerry Cantrell - Psychotic Break I feel the fear take hold Reside in darkness, thrive where most won't go Adrift, I curse this gift And hope you'll never know Feel like a...
    TheMaskedPuppeteer TheMaskedPuppeteer 18-21, M Apr 7

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    I care more for my love ones first and my self I count at last
    Ivonna Ivonna 36-40, F 1 Response Apr 9

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