Cancer Advocacy and Healing Art


Finally Free

Finally Free


Posted By on May 8, 2014

“In places like this…..Under the overlay of time, I could feel the pictures form and dissolve in my mind. Years ago on this same beach, not many yards away, a placid pool left by the ebbing tide. One moment a three-year-old playing at the edge. The next moment —-incredibly—vanished…..In places like this….Why does time slide by so fast, I asked myself. Why does nothing stay?…..Yes, I thought, it does give strength. To...

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The year 2000 – the dawn of a new millennium. “Everyone save your gallon milk jugs and fill them with clean water. Make sure to have plenty of canned goods on hand, and check your flashlights to make sure the batteries still work. There is going to be a disaster when the clock strikes 12:00 midnight!” We all know now that there was no disaster when the clock struck 12:00 pm. But on February 18, 2000, my 38thbirthday, a disaster...

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It was the ending of a perfectly wonderful Summer. We were getting ready for Madison to go back to school doing the usual clothes and school supplies shopping. I was at work when Diane called. She had just gotten finished working out with trainer Julie and was getting ready for her shower when she noticed a bright red streak on her right breast. She had worn a sports bra for the work out. The same bra she had worn many times before....

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By Diane Phillips The Breast Cancer Survival journey Part One – Breast Cancer Reflection: Every time I pause to think about this experience I am taken back to the phone call that changed everything. My doctor called to say the biopsy was “positive”, you have breast cancer”. As she continued to describe what I would be doing next, where I will be going, what were the surgery options, all I could think about was “you have cancer,...

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  December 2nd, our friends, The Murkison’s, were involved in tragic car accident.  Involved in the accident were David and Ellen, their two boys Ben – now 11, Brian – 7 and the boy’s grandparents Gene and Marilyn Murkison.   The accident required Gene, Ben and Brian to all be flown by helicopters to Memorial in Savannah.  Gene and Ben were kept for a good many days then released.  Unfortunately, Brian...

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Reposted from GSU’s Center for Entrepreneurial Learning and Leadership Publication March 11, 2011 by Brittanie Barber Leave a Comment Lori and DeWayne Grice It is evident after meeting this husband and wife duo that giving back plays an important part in their lives. The couple strives to live according to the “Rick Warren concept” of living on 10% and giving away 90%. But had it not been for one photograph, the Grice’s may not have...

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