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applegrove Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Dec-12-09 11:57 PM
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15. Yup. I count my lucky starts every day it seems. I'm very unlucky but
it could be worse. Poor little guy.
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  -He is 7, this is his last Christmas The Straight Story  Dec-12-09 11:16 PM   #0 
  - Hearing that, I realize that none of us are having that bad of a day by comparison  Ken Burch   Dec-12-09 11:18 PM   #1 
  - Indeed - I thought I had it bad this Christmas, but damn I have it good  The Straight Story   Dec-12-09 11:21 PM   #3 
  - Yup. I count my lucky starts every day it seems. I'm very unlucky but  applegrove   Dec-12-09 11:57 PM   #15 
  - My father just had his last Thanksgiving, and his last Christmas was last year...  cascadiance   Dec-13-09 10:21 AM   #40 
     - Deepest sympathy  malaise   Dec-13-09 10:41 AM   #41 
     - Yes, losing my dad gives me some perspective of what these parents face...  cascadiance   Dec-14-09 10:24 AM   #72 
     - Damn, sorry to hear that. Been since 2004 since I lost mom, still have my moments  The Straight Story   Dec-13-09 01:17 PM   #44 
     - It's going to be harder for me with my mom too...  cascadiance   Dec-14-09 10:27 AM   #73 
     - We got the word Friday .......  AnneD   Dec-13-09 06:27 PM   #52 
     - Sorry to hear about your uncle... Give him all of the time you are able...  cascadiance   Dec-14-09 10:22 AM   #71 
        - Thanks for the kind words....  AnneD   Dec-14-09 03:13 PM   #75 
           - Amy Goodman had some good words on this topic after saying goodbye to her mother...  cascadiance   Dec-14-09 07:53 PM   #78 
     - Best Wishes for a Joyful and Happy Christmas for him  AnneD   Dec-13-09 06:27 PM   #53 
     - I am so sorry to hear about your father. A good dad is a gift so precious we spend the rest of our  poverlay   Dec-13-09 10:56 PM   #66 
     - Thanks for the kind thoughts...  cascadiance   Dec-14-09 10:19 AM   #70 
     - (( ))  blm   Dec-16-09 10:51 AM   #82 
  - Darn this is so sad...  midnight   Dec-12-09 11:21 PM   #2 
  - If God were good....  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-12-09 11:23 PM   #4 
  - IMHO God gave us all we needed for each other, then we got greedy  The Straight Story   Dec-12-09 11:24 PM   #6 
  - Well, some kids are born like this. What on earth could be the explanation? nt  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-13-09 12:00 AM   #16 
     - Not to make this into a theological thread, but...  Goldstein1984   Dec-13-09 03:43 AM   #33 
        - I do feel fortunate too. :(  Sarah Ibarruri   Dec-13-09 06:20 PM   #51 
  - if a god even existed....  dysfunctional press   Dec-13-09 01:19 PM   #45 
  - Ugh  Libertas1776   Dec-12-09 11:23 PM   #5 
  - I was having a rough night myself, then saw this and snapped out of it  The Straight Story   Dec-12-09 11:26 PM   #7 
     - Amen, brother. n/t  Libertas1776   Dec-12-09 11:29 PM   #9 
     - +1000. n/t  Subdivisions   Dec-12-09 11:30 PM   #10 
  - fuck .... :(  UndertheOcean   Dec-12-09 11:28 PM   #8 
  - whoops. I intended to reply to the OP  aikoaiko   Dec-13-09 10:16 PM   #64 
  - Poor little baby! My heart breaks.  tblue   Dec-12-09 11:32 PM   #11 
  - Sobering  HughMoran   Dec-12-09 11:33 PM   #12 
  - I'll be hugging my 7 y/o extra tightly tonight  AwakeAtLast   Dec-12-09 11:35 PM   #13 
  - 'Will I be here for Christmas? Will I be here for Santa?'  Historic NY   Dec-12-09 11:48 PM   #14 
  - DId you HAVE to post that?  Ken Burch   Dec-13-09 12:02 AM   #17 
  - We should have a cure for this by now.  girl gone mad   Dec-13-09 12:48 AM   #18 
  - My brother said 40 years ago that there will never be a cure for cancer...  Contrary1   Dec-13-09 02:19 AM   #22 
  - After all a cure would be worthless.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-13-09 02:35 AM   #23 
  - profitless?  Electric Monk   Dec-13-09 02:38 AM   #24 
  - go ahead.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-13-09 02:48 AM   #26 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Dec-13-09 02:52 AM   #28 
  - Of course a cure would not be "worthless"...  Contrary1   Dec-13-09 02:39 AM   #25 
     - The total cost of my shoulder surgery was $140,000.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-13-09 02:50 AM   #27 
        - And what percentage of your treatment involved pharmaceutical companies?  Contrary1   Dec-13-09 03:04 AM   #29 
           - How does Gardasil fit in to your argument?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-13-09 03:12 AM   #30 
           - What percentage of yours involved pharmacautical companies?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-13-09 03:15 AM   #31 
  - Your brother was right.  Th1onein   Dec-13-09 05:38 AM   #36 
  - Can you provide some links of people put in prison just for using alternative therapies?  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-13-09 06:02 PM   #49 
     - There's a book about it.  Th1onein   Dec-15-09 12:25 AM   #79 
        - Never heard of him did find something about him here.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-15-09 12:09 PM   #80 
           - I don't know about that Christian living stuff, but....  Th1onein   Dec-16-09 10:45 AM   #81 
  - believe your brother was right--I remember hearing that very point about then--  niyad   Dec-13-09 06:51 AM   #38 
  - It's the same as it ever was--our three weapons are "slash, burn and poison."  Berry Cool   Dec-13-09 11:16 AM   #43 
  - Then why did they come up with Gardasil? A cure for a common cancer would be worth trillions.  Fire_Medic_Dave   Dec-13-09 06:07 PM   #50 
  - Your Brother Is Half Right...So Is Mine...  KharmaTrain   Dec-13-09 07:10 AM   #39 
  - German treatments  TicketyBoo   Dec-13-09 03:28 AM   #32 
  - It might not have helped Nathan, either..  girl gone mad   Dec-13-09 05:48 PM   #47 
  - Ion Therapy, what an idea!  Th1onein   Dec-13-09 05:36 AM   #35 
  - i'm so fuckin sick and tired of cancer  d_b   Dec-13-09 02:08 AM   #19 
  - no kidding!  TheCML   Dec-13-09 07:11 PM   #54 
  - Deleted sub-thread  Name removed   Dec-13-09 02:10 AM   #20 
  - So sad. nt  ZombieHorde   Dec-13-09 02:10 AM   #21 
  - It is the worst kind of torture, to watch your child die.  Th1onein   Dec-13-09 05:26 AM   #34 
  - k and r--thank you for posting this, for reminding us of what is really important.  niyad   Dec-13-09 06:48 AM   #37 
  - My cousins little girl lost her battle with bone cancer 13 years ago.  Swede   Dec-13-09 10:54 AM   #42 
  - Poor kid!  Odin2005   Dec-13-09 01:42 PM   #46 
  - I can't imagine - either being the parent or the kid, the hell it must be  The Straight Story   Dec-13-09 05:53 PM   #48 
  - I simply cannot imagine the anguish this family is living with  skygazer   Dec-13-09 07:16 PM   #55 
  - It's amazing how priorities can be quickly...  YvonneCa   Dec-13-09 07:26 PM   #56 
  - Poor baby! Poor family!  GreenPartyVoter   Dec-13-09 07:29 PM   #57 
  - How Awful  NikolaC   Dec-13-09 07:43 PM   #58 
  - Oh this sickens me.  Maestro   Dec-13-09 07:43 PM   #59 
  - I truly hope that he is happy and enjoys Christmas,  tnlefty   Dec-13-09 08:23 PM   #60 
  - I know what the family is going through  riverbendviewgal   Dec-13-09 08:42 PM   #61 
  - Welcome to Du, and thank you for your insightful post (nt)  The Straight Story   Dec-13-09 10:10 PM   #63 
  - it must be so difficult to read a story and know exactly what the family is going through  renate   Dec-13-09 11:22 PM   #69 
  - As a parent of two 7-year-olds, I am  emmadoggy   Dec-13-09 10:00 PM   #62 
  - I have to go kiss my 4 year old as he is sleeping now.  aikoaiko   Dec-13-09 10:17 PM   #65 
  - Honored to be the 64th rec.  David Zephyr   Dec-13-09 11:05 PM   #67 
  - This breaks my heart OMG  Fire1sKid   Dec-13-09 11:08 PM   #68 
  - I don't believe in a god or gods.. But if I did I would have to wonder..  Fumesucker   Dec-14-09 10:35 AM   #74 
     - Here are my thoughts on it all for you:  The Straight Story   Dec-14-09 03:19 PM   #76 
        - I finished this book the other night, which is what got me thinking about this stuff..  Fumesucker   Dec-14-09 03:43 PM   #77 

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