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In honor of the now-warm weather...

Posted Aug 24 2008 6:37pm

In honor of the now-warm weather, I declare this the long weekend.

The instructor teaching the class I am currently enrolled in looks kind of like my mom, which means (I guess) that she looks kind of like me. It puts me in a bit of a reverie sometimes -- I look at her and imagine her nose and cheeks and forehead are somehow connected to me genetically. She was diagnosed with breast cancer a few years ago and is (I assume) currently cancer-free.

Once I saw a fill-in oncologist when my regular oncologist was on vacation. He was from South Africa and had only ever treated one other patient with ovarian cancer as young as I was myself. He told me it was eerie, we looked so much alike.

The world is a funny place sometimes.

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