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The See-Saw of Hope.

The See-Saw of Hope.

Posted on Friday, October 14, 2011 in Esther's World
Have you ever had something huge happen to you — a death in the family, a big breakup, a bad diagnosis? And you walk around and look at the world humming along and you cannot believe that none of these people recognize that the earth has tilted, intense grief grips the universe. Gravity has tripled. You feel this change everywhere, but the rest of the world seems not to notice. How can that be?

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The Awesome Responsibility of Bad News

The Awesome Responsibility of Bad News

Posted on Tuesday, October 11, 2011 in Esther's World, Friends and Family

I was writing my blog entry as Kyle was writing his — we published his first. Now from my perspective:

As many of you know, I got some bad news this week. My largest tumor is growing, slowly, but growing. And this brings me to a place where I need to make some decisions about my next course of treatment.

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Getting Bent by Cancer News.

Getting Bent by Cancer News.

Posted on Friday, October 07, 2011 in Kyle's World
Esther is coming on the line. It’s our habit to talk after every CAT scan. She’s at NIH, 200 miles away, and I usually call her on my way home at night. But I’ve caught a break between classes, saw her message and called.

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