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[19 Aug 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Fight Like a Girl: A Daughter on her Mom’s Cancer

By Sarah Hub, Mamapedia Voices
My mom has cancer.
She was diagnosed about two weeks ago. Not only does my mother have to deal with the emotional aspects of such a dreaded diagnosis, but the physical treatment as well. In the hospital, she received twelve units of blood because her hemoglobin levels were life-threateningly low. She’s undergone a chemotherapy treatment and daily radiation. And this is just the beginning – all of this will continue for six to eight weeks.
I didn’t know how to blog about this. I mean, after “My mom …

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[15 Aug 2009 | Comments Off | ]
Last 100 Days Photo Project: Day 48 – Lovers in a dangerous time

By Thom Hamilton, Last 100 Days Photo Project
Day 48
Lovers in a dangerous time.
August 14th 2003 45 million people on the eastern seaboard of North America had their lives go dark. Everyone has a slightly different way to remember that day, I tend to have very fond memories.
Never in my life have I seen community come together like it did that night, neighbors talking on the street, hundreds of people in parks simply laying down looking up at the stars, giving strangers rides home, checking …

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