Tag Archive: breast cancer stories

Outcry of Compassion from a Two-Year Old

The evening sparkled with excitement as I was escorted across the grand ballroom at Union Station in Chicago to meet Roger Ebert. Known as the first film critic to win a Pulitzer Prize and credited by Forbes as “the most powerful pundit in America,” Ebert had encouraged Oprah to take her show into syndication and […]

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I Am Second

Many people have asked me to share the story of how my faith in God helped me face breast cancer as a young woman 30 years ago. That faith has become the sustaining strength of my life. Over the years, when something bad happened to me, instead of dwelling on it, I have always tried […]

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This is Not a Scene From “The Godfather”

Neal and I arrived home at 6:00 a.m., exhausted by the almost eight-hour flight from Hawaii, where we had gone to celebrate our wedding anniversary. The outside darkness wrapped around our house with a comforting welcome as we stepped through the front doorway into our living room, unaware of what awaited us. We didn’t bother […]

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Lost in Spain

I returned a couple of days ago from a trip to Europe. The beautiful city of Barcelona was one of my stops in Spain. My two sons and I had traveled from Madrid by train and arrived in Barcelona at 3:30 in the afternoon on a 75 degree day. As we reached the hotel, we […]

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