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  • "The only people who get sick, are the people who want to be sick." My mother is the author of this wisdom; in fact, her eyes sparkle and she smiles in a subtle, knowing way when she pronounces it. The joke in the family is that she died ten years ago but refuses to act like it. When I got cancer she didn't speak to me for six months. Do I forgive her? Yes, she needs it.
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