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yblixt29-Apr-2006 00:00

Dancing With NED" -- How Ned Was Born

by Louise Ladd

http://www.gistsupport.org/voices-of-gist/essays/E2809Cdancing-with-nedE2809D--how-ned-was-born.php

A long time ago, back in 2000, before we knew about list-serves, Carol Berres and I were an army of two battling our diagnosis of leiomyosarcoma, the only two in the world, it seemed. She found me from a brief note I posted when I stumbled across an internet board, as a computer neophyte. She too was a writer, good enough to support her two young daughters with her skills. She too discovered her tumor when it ruptured over a Fourth of July weekend, three years after my similar surprise. Yes, we had a lot in common, but it was Carol's wit and warmth that kept us going through the rough patches, my surgeries, her chemo and another surgery...