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Every time we see a dragonfly we are reminded

Every time we see a dragonfly we are reminded

When my friend Phyllis was facing the palliative stage of her cancer journey we wanted to surround her with the joy and blessings she had brought to so many peoples lives so we arranged a girls sleep over with her and 3 close friends and colleagues. We

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You will never know my story

You will never know my story

I am here for you Right now You will never know my story I am privileged to know yours I have loved and laughed I have lost I am a daughter A sister A caregiver I have lived with cancer And with grief We are in this

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He remained focused on others

He remained focused on others

My Dad who died from colon cancer but who was a constant source of strength and love for his family and a course of humour and grace to all his wonderful caregivers – he was able to remain at home until his final few days and could

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I miss her deeply

I miss her deeply

My daughter-in-law, Terina, who spent time scrap-booking and writing special letters to her children (13 and 14) to make sure they would remember her as they matured and recall all the wonderful times they had as a family as well as some intimate personal times she shared

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