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Published! A story I wrote about my personal experience with cancer was published in a cancer newsletter, What Makes You Stronger. The full version is below for your eyes only:

I remember it well. It was the 10th day of work at my new job at one of the US’ top 10, fast-paced public relations agency. It was late Friday afternoon. I was engrossed in developing a new business proposal when the phone rang. The voice was that of my breast specialist.

“Sharon, I didn’t want to let the weekend come without calling you first,” she said. “The core biopsy shows that you have cancer. My advice is for us to remove the tumor as soon as possible.”

That fateful day. That fateful phone call. I was 33. I had breast cancer.

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