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A Survivor’s Tale | Reflections on The Fault in Our Stars

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“I was in a cancer support group.”

My daughter asked, “Really? You went to one?”

“Yep. Horribly depressing. Like in your story.”

Kid’s eleven, busy enjoying her summer between elementary and middle school. She loves singing. Loves science. She and her best friend from school saw the movie version of The Fault In Our Stars(TFIOS) a few weeks back. Her best friend’s Mom invited me to go along. I…

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Treading the Seas of Love | Moment of Sanity

Burden of Love_withingMy boyfriend, who isn’t in love with me, is at this very moment hiking the Pacific Coast Trail. He’d been planning this trip for months, him, his best friend, and his best friend’s dad. The not being in love with me part wasn’t something he originally intended to carry with him, along with his thirty-seven pound pack, as he walked forty-six miles in six days. But after the Fourth of July weekend,…

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