In an excerpt from a piece that originally appeared in Months to Years, writer Dawn Newton looks back on a childhood with severe asthma.
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Caregiving for a partner with brain cancer: A personal story
In this essay, which originally appeared in Months to Years, writer Nicole Hardina reflects on caregiving for her partner who was dying of brain cancer.
On courage and cancer
In this excerpt originally in Months to Years, Michelle Mindlin reflects on how she found courage as she faced cancer repeatedly.
The presence of his absence
In this essay, Cynthia Lim reflects on her experience caring for her husband, who was left with brain damage following a cardiac arrest.
If I knew then what was to come: The importance of getting a colonoscopy
In this essay that originally appeared in Months to Years, writer Mal Schoen describes how he was diagnosed with colon cancer.
Evolution of a pack mule
In this piece, adapted from Months to Years, mother Giulianna Nenna compares her daughter, who has a brain tumor, to her great-grandmother.
Butterfly passing: On my father’s death
When Kimberly Nichols' father was dying from cancer, they reconnected after many years, leaving her struggling to cope with his loss.
Writing through cancer
Cancer survivor Ali Zidel Meyers reflects on joining a cancer writing group and how it helped her and others through their experience.