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Published on August 12, 2014 in Share Your Story



The day I was told I had a 4.3 cm tumor within my head was as if someone had tossed on top of me a hundred lead blankets, the kind you wear during x-rays at the dentist. The subsequent diagnosis after it was removed was anaplastic ependymoma WHO grade III. That’s when it rained boulders.

Surrounded by the love of family, friends and community, I am blessed. I wish I could spread that love to others in need because I have to believe that the battle for the spirit is as important as the fight itself against the cancer. At the very least it helps along the bumpy ride.

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