I don’t think I know of a single person whose life has not been affected by cancer. I also don’t think I understand why this one medical demon has evaded a cure. With all of the things this world has accomplished, we’re still stopped by the miniscule cells in our body.
Didn’t make it to Wedding 2 of 5 this Sunday because my uncle who had been successfully (or so we thought) battling a rare form of cancer for 4 years is back in the hospital, waiting to meet with a specialist. Without too many details, things aren’t looking great but we always have hope.
We’ve lost others in our family to cancer. The hardest part is seeing my father so upset and attempting to comfort him.
But our family motto is “whatever is meant to happen will happen” and we know we can’t stop living.
I recently had these videos sent to me and they are perfect examples of folks who have never stopped living:
This is a video of a Holocaust survivor who is, along with his family, dancing to ‘I Will Survive’ at Auschwitz: