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I Lost Someone I Loved to Cancer

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    Gone To Soon... My Daughter Alexis Stewart.

    I LOST MY DAUGHTER ALEXIS ON APRIL 8, 2012 SHE HAD LOST HER 3 YEAR BATTLE WITH CANCER. ALEXIS INITIALLY WAS DIAGNOSED WITH BREAST CANCER AND BY THE TIME SHE DIED SHE HAD CANCER IN EVERY INCH OF HER BODY. ALEXIS WAS A STRONG FIGHTER AGAINST CANCER SHE NEVER REALLY COMPLAINED AND...
    maryjeanking maryjeanking 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5, 2013

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    For My Friend, On Her Anniversary

    Was thinking today about my best friend, Sushi. This is an important day for her. We were in High School together. I don’t remember how we met, exactly, but she was hard not to notice.  Standing over 6 feet tall, and built like a quarterback, Sushi struck a figure in the...
    simplygirl simplygirl 46-50, F 12 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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    Support Cancer Victims And Read These Books!

    I am an aspiring novelist following in the footsteps of My Grandpa, and my older ancestor, Henry Fielding. My Grandpa, Gabriel Fielding, has just had three of his most famous books republished and are available at http://www.bloomsbury.com/author/gabriel-fielding and can also be...
    AndrewFielding AndrewFielding 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 28, 2013

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    Too Many

    Seems like years ago cancer was just a new thing. Now its almost the first thing the doctors test for I have lost so many friends and family to cancer. And have several more who are going thru treatments or are cancer free now but have to do routine testing. My heart goes out...
    LostSpace LostSpace 41-45 2 Responses May 23, 2012

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    Within A Mile Of Home

    Jake McCarthy was 24 years old when he died. I met Jake when I was six. He was friends with my oldest step-brother. I always thought he was really cool, and he had a black italic tattoo around his arm saying 'within a mile of home'. He told me he got it because he wanted to...
    erosesmith erosesmith 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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    My sister was sleeping over

    and we decided to go for a walk, my dad and uncle were standing around the ute, I went over to talk to them and as I got there my uncle said "So Vincent Maloney died of cancer" I went back to the house and inboxed my friend who also knew him and told her, she already knew. I...
    starflicka starflicka 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    My Dream - So I had an interesting dream last

    night. I dreamed... not that I went back in time, but that I was with my best friend who passed away last April. We were alone at my Middle School, in the cafeteria, at our lunch table, where we had lunch and discussed everything for two years straight before we started High...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F Jan 4

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    My aunt was honestly my best friend.

    She found out she had cancer a little over a month ago and she passed away exactly one week ago. When I found out my heart fell to my stomach, I've felt sick ever since. It's been hard, like really hard. I miss her soooo much, the only good thing is that she isn't suffering...
    Kayleer18 Kayleer18 18-21, F Mar 14

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    Can Any Good Come From Something So Bad?

    She's gone. It's the first thought that comes to mind when I wake up. It wasn't all a dream. She's really gone. The last time that I saw my sister alive, her eyes were yellow with jaundice. Yet I showed only the same poker face I had for the two-and-a-half years that she...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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    I Lost My Grandma To Cancer

    On the 10th August my grandma Dianne lost her battle against cancer. She passed away peacefully at willow burn hospice in leadgate. I did not know her well as my parents split up. But when I heard she had cancer I visited her. She was a fantastic woman. And a great grandma. We...
    GothicArtist GothicArtist 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2012

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    It Kills You Inside

    I lost my Grandpa when I was only one years old, and I don't remember him at all. But I lost someone else that was very close to me and that I loved to cancer, my aunt. She died when I was only 4years old. But I remember sitting with her and talking to her just like it was...
    Girlgamer66 Girlgamer66 16-17, F Mar 25, 2013

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    My Grandad

    A walking stick without it's owner, reading glasses with a fingerprint on their lense. Letters in that beautiful calligraphic handwriting, your face smiling at me in photographs. The buzz of relatives voices on the phone, the brochure on the side about bereavement and funeral...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2012

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    Someone more like most of my family.

    I lost my mother my father 3 aunts 2 uncles and 1 cousin plus 4 very close friends. That's 12 people who have been close to me and poof they are gone. I have watched my mother go through chemo and take a mirade of drugs to deal with her pain. Nothing worked. She died far too...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 14

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    My Angel

    The sad part of it all is i didn't want you to go.... but i exept it for it was better for you you had so much pain........ i could see all the suffering you've had. you were so trust worthy you kept fighting till the day i told you, I WILL BE OK.... i miss you so much my angel...
    natashatjie natashatjie 26-30, F 2 Responses May 22, 2013

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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 she died, not what happened after she had the stroke. I'm starting to find peace in losing her. I know she's safe in Heaven now, and...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 day ago

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    Rosa

    "Is that Wedgwood?", I heard a voice ask. I thought she was talking about the wooden rose, maybe wedge wood is some type of wood I've yet to hear about. Then I saw the pretty little blue pitcher. She would have loved that. It would have been perfect to hold the extra milk she...
    fatslut fatslut 36-40, F Apr 7, 2013

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    Lost Communication

    I know this group is called I Lost Someone I Loved to Cancer. And well technically I haven't lost her yet if I did I would've already found out about it I would be the first to be informed. But what I have lost is all forms of communication with her. She's got no one with her to...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F Apr 4, 2011

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    Young m willing to do anything to help his

    family. Have anything to ask www.gofundme.com/7b4p5c
    Boredathomeboy Boredathomeboy 16-17, M Mar 9

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    Strong To The Very End

    So I’m writing this because I just logged on to Skype and saw my uncle’s name as signed on. He passed away on September 27, 2011 from stage 4 stomach cancer. Once I saw his login I started crying. I immediately was overcome by that feeling of loss. That feeling that someone...
    InTheMiddle88 InTheMiddle88 22-25, F 3 Responses May 1, 2012

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    My brother died because of cancer,

    he was gay but we accepted him and loved him dearly . what I would not forget was the night when I was holding his hand while battling this illness He was hallucinating due to pain and the fever that He is in I could not do anything but to hold his hand and say that I will...
    moonfox moonfox 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 7

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    Loved Forever. Gone Forever.

    Sophie was diagnosed aged eight. Just over ten months later, she went into a coma as a result of acute lymphoblastic leukaemia. We turned off the ventilator two days later. She was eight years, eleven months at her death, and she will forever be my wonderful, brave little girl...
    SkyeLarke SkyeLarke 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 2013

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    Going To See My Best Friend

    So on August 12th I finally went to my best friend's grave (my friend that died of Leukemia last April). And I had a very emotional experience... I sat there with her for about ten minutes or so, and I just talked to. I told her about school starting for me and wanting friends...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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    Grieving

    Last night I had a dream I was dashing through trees. Trying to reach someone, my grandad. I felt his presence and saw him somewhere in the woods, but couldn't get to him and woke up crying. I think my grief came out a lot after the funeral yesterday. Coincidentally, when I told...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 3 Responses May 10, 2012

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    I do, I lost my wife 4 years ago.

    sometimes it's yesterday, sometimes it 4 years ago. I know how hard it is. be strong, you have to be. you have to become someone who you never thought you could be. faith in god helps alot. keep your family and friends close. We were happily married for 34 years and then the...
    daydreamerz daydreamerz 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 1

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    My Angel

    I'll Carry You In My Heart Why God takes the little ones I would I'll never know You had so much life to live It just wasn't time to go. For comfort, now, I think of you With tiny little wings Up above, in a beautiful place, Listening to angels sing. You'll never know the pain I...
    natashatjie natashatjie 26-30, F 2 Responses May 29, 2013

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    Words Of Inspiration

    My best friend died of Leukemia last April, and I found this post on her Facebook wall not too long ago. It made me cry, and it really hit home for me, because I feel this way all the time... "Since when have our lives become so routine? The same thing, everyday. What happened to...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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    My Best Friend

    Hey everybody. This is the first experience I've ever posted, so here we go... I guess the big thing on my mind right now is my best friend. I lost her to Cancer three months ago. She was fairly young. Too young to die. She had been sick for about ten months. She had a stroke...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F Jul 23, 2013

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    My Son

    My son fought for a valiant 7 months. We were in 4 different hospitals over that time. It was Burketts Lymphoma. Watching your son waste away before your eyes is one of the hardest things I think I will ever go through. It strained my marriage to the point of divorce. I lost my...
    KarlsHuman KarlsHuman 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 3, 2012

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    Emma, My Daughter

    Emma died of neuroblastoma six years ago, aged seven. Cancer stole her life and her happiness and replaced it with hair loss, pain, vomiting and chemo. Finally it took her life and left us with her death. It stole my smiles. It stole my heart. It stole my Emma. Why, cancer...
    SarcassticMum SarcassticMum 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11, 2013

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    My Uncle.

    I just wanted to thank youThank you for being my favorite person in my Dad's familyThank you for believing in meThank you for being the first person ever in my country to carry me when I was a toddler, he waited for me at the airport (I was born somewhere else for those who don't...
    AYearWithoutRain AYearWithoutRain 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 1, 2012

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    My Uncle

    Today, I was sitting in school and I got a message from my cousin that my uncle died from stage 4 colon cancer. The funny thing is I knew something bad was gonna happen today too. I just didnt know it was gonna be this. I wasnt very closed to my uncle growing up but as i got...
    CloudedDreams22 CloudedDreams22 16-17, F Aug 23, 2013

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    Will

    Back before I deleted my old account, I wrote a story about my friend, Will, having stage 4 Cancer. He kept being misdiagnosed until it was too late when they finally gave him the correct diagnosis. By the time doctors had discovered he had Cancer, he was already at sage 4. He...
    ABittersweetTragedy ABittersweetTragedy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1, 2013

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    In Her Memory

    I remember, very vividly, when my cousin, Lucy, (as she was affectionately called), was diagnosed with cancer. She had been a patient at the hospital for a few weeks while tests were being done on her, having been admitted at her doctor’s request. THAT DAY, the hospital's...
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 5 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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    So here it is, Christmas Eve,

    the night I've been dreading for a couple months now. Pretty much since Summer ended, actually. I miss my friend so much! I've cried so much this past month... She's not here and I hate it. I remember last year, when we were discussing each other's Christmas presents... Back...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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    It's always really hard to see someone get ill

    and there isn't anything you can do to help them. Ill love you forever R.i.p my brother
    triniboy92 triniboy92 22-25, M 3 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    I'm missing you so much.

    I hope you know how much I love you.
    nottobevelealed nottobevelealed 16-17, F Mar 19

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    Dad

    Where to begin.. The day I lost you was the day I knew I will forever be broken. Every single day i miss you even more. Every single day feels unreal. It has been a month since i lost my dad, and it stills feels like it was yesterday. My dad was a creative, adventerous and humble...
    jeseekuh jeseekuh 18-21 3 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    My Daddy

    My dad was a single dad, and my hero. He was incredibly smart, and strong. He was loving, compassionate, funny and my very best friend. Losing him was the hardest thing I've ever gone through. I miss him every day, and I'm heartbroken that he never got to meet his granddaughter...
    CharlotteJane94 CharlotteJane94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8, 2012

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    Savannahbunny Savannahbunny 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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    I lost my papa to cancer.

    He had cancer in his esophagus so he couldn't eat after a while. He had to use drinks such as Ensure and wait for the liquid to absorb in his mouth. He lasted 6 months longer than the doctors said he would. Slowly he got skinnier and skinnier. The day before he passed, I gave...
    butterflyhearts17 butterflyhearts17 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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    My Sweet Angel Child.......

    There is a beautiful road called Remembrance, Where loved ones meet. I’ll take that road in thought today To the one someday I’ll meet. We watched you suffer day by day, And could not help in any way. But just stood by and saw you pass Into the saviour’s arms at...
    natashatjie natashatjie 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 2013

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    Mockingbird

    Almost two years ago, my grandmother was diagnosed with breast cancer. Today was her funeral. Throughout her battle, the cancer metastasized from her breast, to her lymph nodes, to her lungs, liver, spine, and brain. She was such a fighter and she was in little pain. For this...
    tinyvessel tinyvessel 22-25, F Nov 27, 2012

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    A Very Insperational Story : My Grandmother Rita C. Nolan .

    For everyone to know , This women was very well known across Arizona . If you got the Arizona Republic in New River you sure knew her . She was the most lovely outgoing women that anyone had ever meet . She passed away August 21 , 2010 . I miss her very much and so does...
    TiqqerGore TiqqerGore 16-17, F Oct 28, 2012

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    Grandpa

    I lost my last living grandparent to cancer in the throat recently. He didn't tell us, and because he lived so far away, we didn't know until only a day or two before his death. He didn't want us to know; he wanted us to remember him as he had been. Still, my aunt broke down and...
    FeatherInTheWind FeatherInTheWind 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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    My Phone Just Rang...

    My phone just rang. My Sister. My Dear sister Delyse... She gave up the fight against cancer... Rest in Peace, Sis! I love You more, than anyone on this earth! Nd You left your footprints in my heart. Forever...
    Nikkkkky Nikkkkky 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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    6 Months The Fastest 6 Months Ever

    First month----Oh we found something, need more tests but nothing to worry about.Second month---small tumor no worries radiation.Third month--complications from radiation,hair loss,vomiting,visible hardship on the body,Dr.'s say it's going well.Fourth month---Time to operate take...
    februarydays februarydays 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 19, 2012

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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 cancer before my birth if that counts for anything, and I hope to reach out to you to ask you for help. I have a friend whose little brother was...
    kxCobra kxCobra 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    I Should Have Her Teenage Strops- But All I Have Are Memories

    I watched as my beautiful daughter went through chemo and radiotherapy and operations for neuroblastoma. I watched her die and cuddled her and told her I loved her in her last moments. She would be thirteen, I should be dealing with teenage strops, groundings, secondary school...
    SarcasticMum SarcasticMum 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11, 2013

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    How Time Has Passed

    It's been more than a year since I lost my stepmother to uterine cancer.And I would be lying to you and to myself if I said losing her didn't hurt.Well,it does.A few minutes ago I added another member to my circle who had lost her daughter to cancer at age 7,and I'm sure she's...
    ultrasensitive ultrasensitive 46-50, M 2 Responses May 11, 2013

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