a Few Words
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a Few Words

How I treat my black friend differently

It’s because I have to

I have metastatic brain cancer. It’s changed my life in some ways. For example, I never took marijuana. But the meds they put me on to alleviate the brain inflammation were making it hard for me to sleep.

A good friend recommended edibles. There is a local store where I can buy marijuana gummies that help me sleep. I tried some and…



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Shefali O'Hara

Cancer survivor, writer, engineer. BSEE from MIT, MSEE, and MA in history. Love nature, animals, books, art, and interesting discussions.