Tag: Survivor

It was Never the End

Reading Time: 2 minutes I always thought I wouldn’t make it to 18, wouldn’t make it to see myself graduate, never go to college or have a family of my own. An enemy was

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Believe

Reading Time: 4 minutes I was 35 when my first symptom showed up. I was 36 when I was diagnosed, and 37 by the time I did my very last treatment. It all happened

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Who Are My Angels?

Reading Time: 5 minutes (Written August 25th, 2022.) This was the day I woke up from a colonoscopy to find out that my issue was not hemorrhoids like I went to the doctor for,

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Victor

Reading Time: < 1 minute   Victor shares his story at our November 2023 Digital Storytelling Open Mic and how his mom was his biggest supporter through it all.

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Madeleine

Reading Time: < 1 minute Content Warming – Fertility Madeleine shares her story at our November 2023 Digital Storytelling Open Mic. She explains her story about her reflections about cancer, fertility, and life.

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Callie

Reading Time: < 1 minute   Listen to Callie as she tell’s her survivorship story at our November 2023 Digital Storytelling Open Mic and how findinig a community of those who “get it” can open

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Cancer Takes A Village

Reading Time: 3 minutes My name is Elena Del Carmen and I am a mesenchymal chondrosarcoma survivor. At the age of 25, in October 2020, between my son’s fourth birthday party and my daughter’s

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