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5/2/2017Hi Lillie,
Just wanted to take a moment and say thank you, and tell you how very much you are loved and appreciated by so many!!! I can truly say for all of us that we've never liked someone so much we've never met!!! In 2014 I was diagnosis with DCIS and when I found this website it has kept me going and picked me up so many times. I'm on it every day and it's truly amazing how you try to keep all of us positive even in the worst situations. Yesterday I went for my first mammo since last April 2016. Before that it was every six months, so I was quite nervous and anxious, and it came back clear!!! I will continue to read and learn from you!! Thank you for being that "special friend" and a very huge part of my world!!!!
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5/2/2017Thank you so much for these kind words. Be well dear!! L

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