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Less afraid of death

Ayla, five months old, fell asleep at my breast, milk trickling down her chin onto me. At 33, while nursing this new life, inside me grew the threat of impending death– a cancer that would wrend my body from my … Continue reading

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The inner and outer world of a cancer survivor

Typing in the Dark The girls have just gone to sleep and I crash down on my bed. Lying on a heating pad in the dark, I hold up my phone and begin to type in the search field: “S … Continue reading

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