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   Posted 7/3/2009 11:45 PM (GMT -6)   
I posted this in AP as well-
My friend Dee was diagnosed with breast cancer at the age of 24, 4 years ago.  she fought it and fought it, endless rounds of treatments, she never gave up. The cancer metastisied and riddled her body and she developed tumours in her brain, behind the eyes and in her back. She was always positive and hoped her battle would help other people who suffered also.
Dee was a primary school teacher, a kind, gentle and warm spirit. She fought the good fight, but lost 2 days ago and now rests in peace- age 28.  you are NEVER too young for regular self breast checks. if you have been putting off a mamogram cos its uncomfortable, dont wait any longer. I am shattered by this loss. she was 1 year younger than me, and you could not have met a more giving or selfless person.
Rest in God, my sweet friend. Truly you are an angel.
Maz XX

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   Posted 7/4/2009 12:04 AM (GMT -6)   
I am so sorry to hear of your friend Dee passing away. She sounds like she was a truly beautiful person & a good friend.

I will definitely be keeping you, your family & her family my prayers.

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   Posted 7/4/2009 12:31 AM (GMT -6)   
How horrible. I'm so sorry to think we have lost a special person so young. My thoughts are with you as you grieve.
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   Posted 7/4/2009 9:44 AM (GMT -6)   


(((((((((((Hugs))))))))))))).  I am truly sorry to read of the death of your friend.  I will keep you and her family in my prayers.

Gentle Hugs


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   Posted 7/4/2009 12:59 PM (GMT -6)   
I'm terribly sorry to hear the news of your friend. It sounds like she was a wonderful person. I hope it will bring some measure of comfort to know that by posting about this, you may be saving someone else's life. Take good care of yourself in your time of grief.
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   Posted 7/6/2009 3:45 AM (GMT -6)   
maze, my sincere sadness for the loss of dee. my prayers and thoughts are with you and dee. with luv. jamie.
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