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And the verdict is: It’s NOT cancer!

And the verdict is: It’s NOT cancer!

“Good morning,” I said as I greeted Connie in the locker room before swim class Wednesday. “How are you?”

“Just fine,” she responded, “and today I mean it because I know I don’t have cancer.”

“What?”

My surprise wasn’t that she didn’t have cancer. My surprise at her response was that she hadn’tmeant all those “I’m fine” responses for the past three months as she battled breast cancer and then…

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