In July 2010, I was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer. "I find that difficult to believe,” I blurted out. But then, I thought, why should it be so difficult to believe? And my next thought was, cancer, like anything else life gives us, is an opportunity to learn and to become a more whole person.
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