100 Days of Gladness, Day 9

The doctors, the donor, and the day Jet’s new heart went in.

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Jet is her nickname. She’s twelve. It’s 1984.
Hodgkins Lymphoma Stage 2.
Her family rallies. She fights. Anyone who’s been through chemo and radiation forty years ago will know. It’s not pretty. But she survives.

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Novelist. Poet. Musician. Buddhist. Quilter. Animal lover. Visible grownup. Hidden child. Secret dancer when all alone. Makes good bread.