It is always hard to see people we love go through something hard and extremely painful. A well known visitor to the Pootie diaries and very good friend to many here, jwinIL14, has just been diagnosed with lung cancer. He is scheduled to have surgery on Sept. 25, certain tests allowing. He is hoping they will have to remove less tissue rather than more… Regardless, it will be a very major surgery.
Joan McCarter started the ball rolling on this project for Sen. Reid yesterday with her lovely tribute diary, Community Quilt Project: Let's send a proper Daily Kos thank you to a Democratic giant, Harry Reid. As you may have heard, Sen. Reid has had a diagnosis of pancreatic cancer.
Saturday, a gruesome mass murder shocked our nation. In Pittsburgh, PA, eleven innocent people were massacred by a gunman at the Tree of Life Synagogue and six more were injured. There are three floors to this Synagogue, each housing a congregation.
Elenacarlena has been in a world of hurt. After a sudden hospitalization and surgery in December, she has been on the long road to recovery ever since.