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Daily Kos Community Quilts Project

Community Quilts are a way of sharing care, compassion and support for community members who are facing illness or other hardships.
  1. I recently had a major surgery to remove an oral cancer.  This diary is to thank people who sent positive thoughts for my recovery, including a beautiful quilt with messages of love and support (they worked!) and also help for me and my sister to make sure our bills were met, as well. You took a lot of worries off of us as I went into a very scary situation with no sure outcome.  Thank you from the bottom of my heart!  Also, I want to let everyone know what happened. So without further ado…

  2. Sara R was one of the first people I "met" at Daily Kos.

    About 10 years ago, I was a long-time Daily Kos lurker with a routine: a news trawl early in the morning, checking in for the Abbreviated Pundit Roundup, Cheers and Jeers, and a quick survey of interesting writing, when I stumbled across a question that I knew how to answer. This was a first for me, and it drew on a highly specialized experience: what to expect when your cancer has come back, and whether going back to chemo is worth it. So I

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  3. I have some bad news to tell you all, and some hopeful news, too. 

    Our friend Sara R has had a recent diagnosis of squamous cell oral carcinoma related to a small growth under her tongue. She and Ann called and told me about a week ago. 

    Sara and Ann have spent over a decade creating what they decided from the first would be called ...