a Few Words
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a Few Words

The Kindness of Friends Keeps Me Going

I didn’t realize I could survive cancer alone

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

I’m a divorced woman.

I didn’t want to be, I worked hard to make my marriage work. And, for a while, despite the challenges we faced — my cancer, his losing a job at the age of 50, his alcoholism, my mother moving in with us — we were getting through it. In fact, for the 2 years before he left me…

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Shefali O'Hara

Shefali O'Hara

Cancer survivor, artist, writer, engineer. Grew up in NYC, living in Austin. Love animals, books, hikes, art, travel, D&D and fireworks.