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I Miss My Mother and Brother-died of Cancer

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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 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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Almost two years ago I lost my Mother to cancer and it took a toll on me. It was soo sudden and by the time they found out that she had it she was already in stage 4. We found out...
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    My mother died when I was 1 year old, she died from cancer which started in her breast but eventually spread throughout her entire body. There will always be a part of me who...
    Secret179688 Secret179688 18-21 1 Response Mar 23

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    I lost two girlfriends last year. One to cancer and one in a car accident. I'm thinking about them today as my mind is quiet and their memories are coming forward. I miss you guys...
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    I wanted to share my story about my relationship with my ex-boyfriend, I'll call him Mark. We met at university, we were in the same friendship group. Mark was the shy, nerdy...
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    I have remembered a few more things about my grandparents my grandad used too fix broken TV sets too for a living before he died it's hard at times remembering my grandparents they...
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    You know I was watching television the other day when they came out with some other kind of toy scare for kids and it got me to thinking... then ranting! First, we survived being...
    bowchickawowow bowchickawowow 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 2

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    Three years ago today my mother committed suicide by hanging herself in her basement. I never knew why, the only two theories are: She was so broken hearted about losing the love...
    BrokeBandit BrokeBandit 36-40, F 5 Responses Apr 5

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    On March 23rd, mama died in my arms after a devastating battle with cancer. Now, myself (nineteen), Chantal (twenty) and grandpa (ninety-two) are left to figure out everything from...
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    My Mum died 7 years ago giving birth to my youngest brother, when i was 9 years old. My Dad broke down, stopped going to work, stopped getting out of bed every morning, and even...
    Wrenora16 Wrenora16 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 20

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    my mom died March 22 1974, I was 9 years old. though I never got the chance to know her , I miss her everyday. the stories I hear about who she was are wonderful. I just always...
    oriolesfan464 oriolesfan464 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 22

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    She passed away this past October from lung cancer. God, I still miss her and my dad so much!! I'm beginning to think I'll never get past this.
    jradc44 jradc44 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    These last couple of days have been the worst of my life, I found a lump in my underarm, I was worried but enough to go to the doc, but not that much. Cancer goes in my family, but...
    lily449 lily449 18-21, F Mar 27

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    I'm completely fed up. I'm 22 and have been really ill recently i've been in and out of hospitalfor tests and scans and about a million procedures and I feel like i'm getting no...
    bloodandfire91 bloodandfire91 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    my first black lab was almost 13 yrs old she was so smart and beautiful had those golden eyes just make you melt, ell she ended up with so rare form of...
    babyslavegirl babyslavegirl 46-50, F 1 Response Mar 27

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    My mom has been sick since I was 4, she was diagnosed with cancer. She past away in december 2011. Her I am... almost 4 years later... missing her like crazy.
    Liendakaas Liendakaas 16-17, F 2 Responses 4 days ago

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    I lost my mother when I was 8 due to complications from NF-1 & cancer.
    meanameicallmyself meanameicallmyself 36-40, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I miss my closest friend I've ever had. He didn't deserve what he got at all. We were in 8th grade, and we used to play together and hang out and such. One day, he we were at the...
    Tranquil5 Tranquil5 18-21, M Mar 30

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    Tonight - I wept - I stood in wet grass - and did yoga by moonlight. I stood in my yard in the wet grass as it had rained earlier in the day. With the clouds overhead and the...
    TragicWhispers TragicWhispers 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 18

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    It's only been a month since I lost my father to cancer, and now my mother might have it too, this is all too much, I can't lose her too, I just wish my boyfriend was here, only...
    AshAshyAshley AshAshyAshley 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 27