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Circle of Care for Families With Cancer, Incorporated
April 23, 2011

"Your son has cancer". Our world came crashing down. We were moved from the Emergency Department to an inpatient room that was to be our home for the next four weeks. On the bed was a large, zippered bag. A bag filled with comfort. A fresh shirt for me (we'd been in the ER all day), an oral thermometer to keep track of any infections (how many times a day did I use that during treatment?), a pen, a pad of paper (how else could we keep track of what the doctors were saying?), lots of other gear and a very important stuffed bear for a very scared little boy. Circle of Care, a bunch of strangers I've never met, brought our family into their circle of love at a time when we needed it most. We are forever grateful.

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Through three years of chemotherapy, surgery and cranial radiation, we spent over 100 nights in the hospital. Circle of Care provided laptop computers that kept us connected with our friends and family. They allowed our son to stay connected with school.

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