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Death of a friend

lewvino's picture
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I received word this morning that a friend of mine in Canada died yesterday from his fight with Colon cancer. I had never met Jamie in person but we have corresponded many times via email discussing cancer, our journeys and treatments. He was diagnosed with Colon cancer about the same time I found out about my prostate cancer. Even though he had surgical treatment and radiation the cancer had spread to his liver. He was in his early 40's.


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Each time I read or hear of someone dying from cancer I feel a sense of loss. People I've never met like Elizabeth Edwards or the friend I lost recently, it really hits close to home.
Sorry to hear the news of another life lost to cancer


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I am sorry to hear about your pal's death. Thought they are not family, it hurts as much when a friend is involved.
Hope all goes OK with you and yours.

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rest in peace.

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Condolences on the passing of your friend. Sometimes it seems that online networking friendships can be just as meaningful as some face to face connections, perhaps even more so.

I hope that, by writing about it and sharing your feelings as you've done in this thread, it will help in dealing with the loss.

Be Well,
mrs pjd

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