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Nationalité : États-Unis
Né(e) à : Bellbrook (Ohio) , le 21/02/1927
Mort(e) le : 22/04/1996

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ManonCC   17 mars 2015
I want to grow hair, I want to grow up, I want to go to Boise de Erma Bombeck
Susan, of Tuscaloosa, Alabama, had liver cancer. She was left with a number of large scars on her stomach and right side. One day at kindergarten, several of her friends saw the scars and asked where she got them. She said, “Oh, I was wounded in the war,” and then added, “and what a war it was.”
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ManonCC   17 mars 2015
I want to grow hair, I want to grow up, I want to go to Boise de Erma Bombeck
Emily was four and in chemotherapy. One day at the mall, he struck a conversation with a woman who confided she had a cold. The woman then said to Emily, “How are you?” Emily responded matter-of-factly, “Oh, not so good. I have a runny nose, an owie on my foot, and a tumor.”
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ManonCC   17 mars 2015
I want to grow hair, I want to grow up, I want to go to Boise de Erma Bombeck
“I wish everyone who has cancer could benefit from it somehow,” she wrote. “The saddest thing to me is when a person suffers through chemotherapy, radiation and surgery and doesn’t learn anything about themselves through the process. My cancer is a gift.”
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ManonCC   17 mars 2015
I want to grow hair, I want to grow up, I want to go to Boise de Erma Bombeck
Attitude is contagious and, in a family, can be crucial. Kids tend to take their cues from the people around them and handle it accordingly. Better to have a case of out-of-control optimism than to sentence the family to the Temple of Doom.
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ManonCC   17 mars 2015
I want to grow hair, I want to grow up, I want to go to Boise de Erma Bombeck
When three-year-old Carrie’s blond curls were all gone and little fuzz was starting to grow back, she observed with curiosity her father’s balding head as he bent over to tie her shoe. “Daddy,” she asked, “is your hair coming or going?”
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ManonCC   17 mars 2015
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I thought about Crystal of Grass Valley, California, who at age three had the perception to observe hospital procedure and said, “These people don’t know what they’re doing. They put blood in me one day and take it out another.”
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ManonCC   17 mars 2015
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Bert was five years old and fighting neuroblastoma. He loved to draw. One day when he was asked, “Are you going to be an artist when you grow up?” he said indignantly, “I am an artist.”
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ManonCC   17 mars 2015
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“My mother said, ‘You’re not going to die.’”

“Did you believe her?”

“Hey, when my mother says something you don’t dare question it.”

(Ann, age 10, Page, Arizona)

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ManonCC   17 mars 2015
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Hope raises its voice sometimes. It has to talk louder than fear.
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