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A Whole New World

It’s been more than a year since I last posted. A lot happened. Most significant: My mother died. She had stage 4 lung cancer, but it was sepsis that ultimately killed her — sepsis from a procedure to clear a liver tumor. I was my mom’s primary caretaker and patient advocate for the entire 20-month […]

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My husband’s words jarred me awake a few minutes ago. I had fallen asleep on the couch. “They killed Bin Laden,” he told me. I opened my eyes, watching the news. As I grasped what was going on I reached up and grabbed my phone, checking in with my Facebook app. My entire wall was […]

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