The Gift of Cancer

I was honored to do a guest post for the Cancer Knowledge Network under their “Living with Cancer” heading. Don’t be fooled by the title, cancer is no gift. But can it be used to get child through the emotional battle and to the next day?



My grandmother had chutzpah. Like many children of the depression, she hoarded sugar and ketchup packets from every restaurant trip and we found boxes full of them when we cleaned out her home. She clipped coupons and saved every dime she could like a miser afraid they would run out. But she also gave the best gifts….

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