This one is personal, but you’ll understand why in a minute. I just heard from my dad. He went in for his six month check-up following a battle with esophageal cancer. This is the kind Ann Richards had. My dad has been cancer-free for four and a half years – and, thankfully, he still is.
The doctor told him that he sees a new case of this kind of cancer every week. My dad is one of his only two survivors. The other is a fireman who just made two years.
I am sharing this both as a celebration and because this week I’m also thinking of those in our midst who are dealing with the Big C. He/she/they probably are not reading this, but I’m sending my prayers and well wishes anyway. They’ll get where they need to go.