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I Miss My Mother and Brother-died of Cancer

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    I Question My Faith

    I lost my brother to cancer January 26th 2011. He was 56 and was only given a matter of months to live. People say it was a good thing we had time to say goodbye. Now that he is gone the pain is incredibly unbearable. I believe in a bigger picture and have a spiritual belief...
    sadgygal sadgygal 51-55 1 Response Apr 2, 2011

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    I'm Not Coping Well Either.

    I joined this just to tell the girl that posted before me how very sorry I am. I think I can understand some of what she is going through and I wanted to extend my deepest sympathies. There isn't much to say besides what happened to your family is truly, truly awful and I'm so...
    freddolina freddolina 22-25, F 2 Responses May 6, 2010

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    MY Mother

    MY MOTHER DIED OF CANCER 4 YEARS AGO. I RECEIVED A PHONE CALL FROM MY BROTHER TELLING ME MY MOTHER HAD COLLAPSED AND WAS IN HOSPITAL. I LIVED ABOUT 300 MILES AWAY BUT TOOK A PLANE SO I COULD BE WITH HER. 2 DAYS BEFORE SHE DIED SHE WOKE UP AND GRABBED MY HAND AND BEGGED ME TO KILL...
    everton13 everton13 46-50, F 14 Responses May 14, 2009

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    Missing My Brother And My Dad

     I lost my one and only dear brother to lung cancer 6 years ago and he was a doctor and a non smoker  and non alcoholic..We were very suprised when he collapsed during my dad's alms giving in 2004. He thought he was having bronchitis but the biopsy came otherwise. We couldn't...
    leogal leogal 18-21 1 Response Mar 1, 2011

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    My Mom And Brother Passed Within 3 Months Of Each Other. How To Cope...

    Hi, I am 19 and just lost 2 of the most important people in my life. My mom was diagnosed with cancer 2 years ago, stage 4. We knew it was going to be rough. One year into her treatments not going too well with lots of change of meds and chemo because the cancer kept coming...
    lilinarie90 lilinarie90 18-21, F 5 Responses Apr 25, 2010

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    I'm Not Coping Well Either.

    I joined this just to tell the girl that posted before me how very sorry I am. I think I can understand some of what she is going through and I wanted to extend my deepest sympathies. There isn't much to say besides what happened to your family is truly, truly awful and I'm so...
    freddolina freddolina 22-25, F May 6, 2010

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    Life Will Never Be the Same

    my brother Lanny lee was 48 in 2008 and died of bone and lung cancer on december 13th-my mother loved him more then anyone and also at the same time had cancer and we didn't know it yet-only that she was week and sick too.  He asked me to take care of her and I did the best...
    sibyll sibyll 51-55, F 19 Responses Mar 26, 2009

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