A friend found this fantastic article by Susan Silk and Barry Goldman from the LA Times, and it was so good, we wanted to share it with you…with the reminder to please remember where you are on the circle before you open your mouth.
When Susan had breast cancer, we heard a lot of lame remarks, but our favorite came from one of Susan’s colleagues.
She wanted, she needed, to visit Susan after the surgery, but Susan didn’t feel like having visitors, and she said so. Her colleague’s response? “This isn’t just about you.”
“It’s not?” Susan wondered. “My breast cancer is not about me? It’s about you?”
…Read more here
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