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#96028 05-24-2009 03:41 PM
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I hope everyone has a safe and Happy Memorial Day and remember the members of our Armed Services who have given their lives in service to the Nation!!! Semper-Fi Bob


Bob age 57, non smoker,non drinker, ended treatment on 11 Nov 2007 and started back to work on 29 Nov 2007. Veterans Day 2012 the Battle was lowered, folded, Taps was played and the Flag buried as I am know a 5 year survivor. Semper-FI !!!
Bob Whyte #96055 05-25-2009 02:31 AM
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Bob, thank you for reminding us the reason behind Memorial Day. Hope everyone takes a moment to reflect and say thanks to our military men and women.


Christine
SCC 6/15/07 L chk & by L molar both Stag I, age44
2x cispltn-35 IMRT end 9/27/07
-65 lbs in 2 mo, no caregvr
Clear PET 1/08
4/4/08 recur L chk Stag I
surg 4/16/08 clr marg
215 HBO dives
3/09 teeth out, trismus
7/2/09 recur, Stg IV
8/24/09 trach, ND, mandiblctmy
3wks medicly inducd coma
2 mo xtended hospital stay, ICU & burn unit
PICC line IV antibx 8 mo
10/4/10, 2/14/11 reconst surg
OC 3x in 3 years
very happy to be alive smile
ChristineB #96116 05-26-2009 09:46 AM
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Each Memorial Day I go to the following site and read the names on the alphabetical roster of all my fellow CAP Marines KIA in Viet Nam. This year, I'm embarrassed to say, I only made it through the "C"s. I'll do the rest today.
http://www.capmarine.com


David R. 65 yr old male non-smoker, light drinker, stage 3 or 4, depending on which doc you ask, scc rt. tonsil, 2 nodes, 7 weeks radiation and chemo. No surgery. Teatment ended 3/20/08. PET scan 8/08 showed no cancer.
And now, as of oct, 2010, caregiver to wife, Linda, with breast cancer.
May, 2013, Linda diagnosed with stage 3 ovarian cancer. Enuf already.

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