Tag Archives: Cancer

The Treachery of Unspecified Cancers (#fiction)

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On an Emergent Awareness of Impending Death (#fiction #prose #essay)

V Sometimes life just smacks you in the face. You’re just minding your own business and out of nowhere comes a big punch to the gut, or, yeah, a slap to the face or whatever. This mostly happens when you’re … Continue reading

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Caregiver Stories: Cameron and Heather Von St. James and Mesothelioma

Cameron Von St. James is the husband of mesothelioma survivor Heather Von St. James. Cameron has written about his experiences in the past (including this piece in the Huffington Post) and works hard to spread the word about mesothelioma and … Continue reading

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