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By Robert C Mccoy Jr
Robert Charles McCoy Jr. is a young, two time breast cancer survivor. He is also a Hurricane Katrina survivor, poet, public speaker, barber, and conversationalist. Robert recently published his first book. SCARS: A Man's Battle with Breast Cancer is available at www.lulu.com.
By Robert C Mccoy Jr
Your hometown has been destroyed.
Forced to relocate, you are now a thousand miles away from your loved ones.
You learn that you have cancer soon after.
What would you do?
How would that experience change you?
Would it leave you with scars?
This is a true story.
My Grandma passed away November 2012, not too long before Thanksgiving... These are my thoughts.
Miscellaneous | Updated Aug 1, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 0 | Likes: 0
By Aimee Shaye
Three years ago, Max made the biggest mistake of his life. He left his one true love and has regretted it ever since. He had a perfectly good reason as to why he left and he kicked himself in the butt all the time when thinking about her.
Three years have passed since Tory lost the one...
This poem is dedicated to all cancer patients fighting bravely for life.
Poetry | Updated Jul 23, 2013 | Reads: 8 | Comments: 6 | Likes: 7
What is life? Is death the end?Â
Could death be the beginning of something wonderful?Â
In this poetry collection, The Color of The Wind, the author battles colon cancer.Â A window is opened into the next phase of life allowing the physical being to mingle with the soul. It creates a...
Julia knows her time is running out. She isnâ€™t afraid. She just isnâ€™t ready to die.
She knows only of a life where the ones she loves cry for her. She imagines a life beyond the hospital and the fear of watching them fall watching her.
When your life is a ticking time bomb, you're...
By Tucker Haase
A sad story about a loyal friend. (Punctuation is missing on purpose)
The world has been split into four corners, each bearing the conditions of a season. The Core stands in the middle of it all, controlling the elements around the world. When the Chief of the South's daughter, Kyra, goes on a trip to collect rains for her people to end a deadly drought, she...
Scarlet Pattin has always known the world to be free of sickness and disease. But when her father is diagnosed with cancer, the world seems to turn against her. She finds herself surrounded by danger. There is no where she is safe. Until she finds a group of people who know of the corruption...
Account of a woman diagnosed with breast cancer.
This is my entry for R A B Bradbury's July contest. Enjoy :)(Btw I know I've put two 'y' s in my but it wouldn't let me keep the title otherwise)
Short Story | Updated Jul 8, 2013 | Reads: 1 | Comments: 1 | Likes: 1
A poem from my book "Cancer is My Name".
Written at one of my lowest moments. It was at this time, I understood why some people commit suicide as these thoughts crept into my mind.
One day everything was wonderful in my life. The very next day, I heard the 3 most devastating words no one should ever have to hear.
â€œYou have cancerâ€.
Boom! The bomb was dropped.
At first, my husband and I were stunned. Then we morphed into depression with our tears mixing...
Darcy Silver was diagnosed with cancer at the age of seven and after being in remission for 5 years it has returned. Now at the age of 17 she feels she is done fighting, but then she meets Nathan Flynn, an 18 year old boy who she falls deeply in love with. Darcy's journey is a roller coaster...