Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

No One Told My Grandfather He Had Cancer

Chinese culture’s way of handling health problems

Photo by National Cancer Institute on Unsplash

Someone in my family slipped up in a big way a couple of years back. They were talking about my grandfather’s cancer, and my grandfather was within hearing distance.

“Cancer? What cancer?” He asked.

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Ryan Fan

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