Author reflects on illness, inner strength



November 13, 2015 - 12:00 AM

There’s a subculture for those who experience chemotherapy. 

The long hours of sitting with what begins as a small group of strangers while the medicine drips into your veins; week after week, month after month. Each has their own story and while they are unique, their cancer brings them all to the same place, physically, as well as emotionally. 

“Cancer is the great equalizer,” said Jackie Witherspoon, who now knows, after undergoing treatments herself.

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