by Shay M. White
Cancer makes you love more.
Cancer makes you think more.
Cancer makes you depend on God more.
Cancer makes you communicate with people you wouldn’t normally communicate with.
Cancer brings people together.
Cancer makes you cry more.
Cancer makes you cherish every moment.
We can’t control what we are faced with from day to day, but we can encourage others so they know that they are not alone.
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Shay White is a medical records review specialist living in Camilla, GA. She wrote this poem as a tribute to her stepfather, who had lymphoma
This article was originally published in Coping® with Cancer magazine, May/June 2013.