A week after Cottie’s South Carolina funeral, upon returning home to Oregon, our friend Tyler shook up a gin fizz to accompany our meal. That drink, which Tyler had lovingly practiced making before we arrived, was the best gin fizz I’d ever had.
She was born in the late afternoon, many excruciating hours after our doctor uttered the most devastating words my wife Elly and I have ever heard: “There’s no heartbeat.”
I was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in the spring of 1996. I was 25, had been married for just two years, and we had a three-month-old son.
On my second wedding anniversary, I found out that my husband was having an affair with our neighbor.
Oncology therapist Michelle Bronzo tells us what motivates her work, offers tips on how to talk to children about cancer, and shares some of the best ways to support families after a diagnosis.
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