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“The Cancer Journals,” by Audre Lorde

The poet's experiences with breast cancer, mastectomy sugery and coming to terms with her diagnosis

“The Cancer Journals” by Audre Lorde is an extremely personal account of one woman’s experience with breast cancer and the plethora of emotions that accompany a cancer diagnosis. The book weaves her personal journal entries together with a more traditional … Continue reading

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“Death comes not to the living soul, nor age to the loving heart.”

- Phoebe Cary
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“Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?”

- Mary Oliver
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A Little One Still Loved

Stephanie Paige Cole’s bereavement of a stillborn daughter blossoms into expression and compassion

Imagine preparing for the birth of your new baby with all the joy and anticipation of this new being in your life. Sweet reminders of her arrival turn up throughout your home in soft and cheerful colors: a stroller, blankets, … Continue reading

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