I found out today that someone from my high school was diagnosed with a pretty serious type of cancer. I've lost people to cancer before and I've had friends who are survivors, but every time I hear about it, I can't help but wretch at the selfishness I take from it. I start to think about what if it happened to me. And I just take it all out of the context of people and into the context of myself.
Of course, I take myself back a few steps and look at the big picture. And all I can…
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There is a “C” word which upon hearing it can illicit any number of negative emotions. Whether you have been through it yourself, or know someone who has suffered with it, nine times out of ten you will know someone. There are at least 200 different types in the world, which just plain sucks. I have lost love ones to it myself in the past, and know at least part way of the grief it can bring.
But along comes one young man, aged 15, who has gone through it all, and come out…Continue
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