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Posts made in September, 2014

Woman Cheats Death Four Times

Posted by on Sep 16, 2014 in Most Popular Posts, Previously Published Articles, Read Her Blog | 7 comments

Woman Cheats Death Four Times

  “A football-sized tumor is embedded around your lungs,” my ER doctor explained. It’s not every day you hear this news, especially when you’re 25 years old and six weeks pregnant. But my diagnosis isn’t where my story begins — because every illness has a unique symptom that internally whispers something’s wrong. Mine seeped out the summer of ‘98 in the form of a faint, recurring itch that danced across my leg. Then my cheek. My back. Inside my ear. The gradual progression...

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