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I Lost Someone I Loved to Cancer

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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...
    GothicArtist GothicArtist 13-15, F 1 Response Sep 4, 2012

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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...
    ultrasensitive ultrasensitive 46-50, M 2 Responses May 11, 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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    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...
    CloudedDreams22 CloudedDreams22 16-17, F Aug 23, 2013

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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...
    Nikkkkky Nikkkkky 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 14, 2013

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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...
    TiqqerGore TiqqerGore 16-17, F Oct 28, 2012

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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...
    natashatjie natashatjie 26-30, F 2 Responses Jun 3, 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...
    ABittersweetTragedy ABittersweetTragedy 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 1, 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...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F Jul 23, 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...
    simplygirl simplygirl 46-50, F 12 Responses Jan 9, 2013

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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...
    Girlgamer66 Girlgamer66 16-17, F Mar 25, 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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    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...
    februarydays februarydays 51-55, F 2 Responses Aug 19, 2012

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    & we will float like angels together.
    Savannahbunny Savannahbunny 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13, 2013

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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...
    erosesmith erosesmith 18-21, F 3 Responses Mar 21, 2013

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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...
    daydreamerz daydreamerz 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 1

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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...
    SarcassticMum SarcassticMum 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11, 2013

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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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    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...
    jeseekuh jeseekuh 18-21 3 Responses Sep 30, 2013

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    Love Thy Neighbor - I met Helen when I was 18, Mamma had just moved in beside her. I was living off and on with friends at the time, but whenever I'd go over there we would talk...
    FreyjaInBattle FreyjaInBattle 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 27, 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...
    InmemoryofLifelessStar InmemoryofLifelessStar 18-21, F Apr 4, 2011

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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...
    butterflyhearts17 butterflyhearts17 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 2

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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...
    SkyeLarke SkyeLarke 36-40, F 3 Responses Sep 7, 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...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 22, 2012

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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...
    AngelofPink AngelofPink 18-21, F 3 Responses May 10, 2012

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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...
    KarlsHuman KarlsHuman 46-50, M 1 Response Sep 3, 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...
    moonfox moonfox 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 7

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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...
    CharlotteJane94 CharlotteJane94 18-21, F 1 Response Jul 8, 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...
    flodials flodials 41-45, F 1 Response Jan 14

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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...
    LostSpace LostSpace 41-45 2 Responses May 23, 2012

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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...
    starflicka starflicka 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 14

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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...
    AYearWithoutRain AYearWithoutRain 18-21, M 2 Responses Sep 1, 2012

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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...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 3 Responses Dec 24, 2013

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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...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F Jan 4

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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...
    natashatjie natashatjie 26-30, F 2 Responses May 22, 2013

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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...
    maryjeanking maryjeanking 41-45, F 1 Response Sep 5, 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...
    chocomint chocomint 51-55, F 5 Responses Mar 22, 2013

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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...
    fatslut fatslut 36-40, F Apr 7, 2013

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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...
    InTheMiddle88 InTheMiddle88 22-25, F 3 Responses May 1, 2012

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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...
    AndrewFielding AndrewFielding 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 28, 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...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 Response Aug 30, 2013

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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...
    FeatherInTheWind FeatherInTheWind 22-25, F 2 Responses Dec 16, 2008

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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...
    BroadwayDreamer16 BroadwayDreamer16 16-17, F 1 Response Jul 24, 2013

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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...
    Kayleer18 Kayleer18 18-21, F Mar 14

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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...
    SarcasticMum SarcasticMum 31-35, F 2 Responses May 11, 2013

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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...
    natashatjie natashatjie 26-30, F 2 Responses May 29, 2013

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    Father Figure.. Taken Too Soon. - I lost my "father figure" to bone cancer last Easter. The one year is coming up soon, and it's hard. There's not a day that doesn't go by when I...
    Okt00 Okt00 22-25, F Apr 2, 2013

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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...
    deleted deleted 26-30 5 Responses Oct 11, 2012

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