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My name is Gemma and I am 30 years old. I live in Mattoon, IL and work for the United States Postal Service as a Letter Carrier. I love my job and I love the people I work with and meet while I walk various city routes. Last year though my customers noticed that I started to walk various city routes. Last year though my customers noticed that I started to walk with a limp. I thought that I had just pulled a muscle but In late February 2017 a tumor was discover...

In February of 2017 I was diagnosed with Acute Promgelocytic Leukemia (APL). I was 11 weeks pregnant and lost the baby as a result of my treatment. I have always felt that being diagnosed with leukemia is something I could deal with and fight and win. The thought of losing our baby that we have wanted and planned for at the same time was a whole different story. It has been the hardest card we have been dealt, harder than cancer.., its the thing that keeps me...

Imagine graduating from College or even high school and having a doctor tell you your test came back positive for cancer.  Let's see what are you doing at that age.  Thinking of what you want to be when you grow up?  Getting butterflies when you go out with your handsome boy friend?  Looking for the next party?  Dreaming of getting married?  How many kids do you want?  Yes that is what most kids are thinking but that ends abruptly when you are diagnosed with c...

"In a world full of darkness be the bright light." I woke up this morning with a heavy heart and reminder that even on your worst mental day it isn't all that bad, and it's better than the alternative. I woke up missing my sweet friend, Amber, and feeling sad for those families who have lost loved ones who gave the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our freedom. I am forever thankful. If I have learned anything from my life obstacles, it's to never take people fo...

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