renahen

Posting since January 01, 1970

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Article Talk: 'I'm Not an Inspiration,' Says a Testicular Cancer Survivor
July 11, 2018
Justin, I understand what you're saying, and I agree that taking some useful action is much more important than simply calling you an inspiration. Where I disagree, though, is in what sounds like a pretty narrow definition of inspiration. I had breast cancer in 1986, an aggressive form of it and 22 positive lymph nodes. As I come up on 32 years cancer-free, I make a point of continuing to post on the Susan G. Komen Facebook page and sometimes elsewhere so that other people diagnosed with this disease have someone to keep in mind when the fear becomes overwhelming. Most people who are 10-plus years out from diagnosis stop posting because they are simply getting on with their lives. I like to think that I've gotten on ...

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