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Deliece Hofen
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I am a married mom of two sons, a momcologist, breast cancer survivor, childhood cancer advocate, childhood cancer foundation president, multiple sclerosis fighter, public motivational speaker who shouts, "HOPE...TAKE THAT cANCER!"
I am a married mom of two sons, a momcologist, breast cancer survivor, childhood cancer advocate, childhood cancer foundation president, multiple sclerosis fighter, public motivational speaker who shouts, "HOPE...TAKE THAT cANCER!"

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My Dad...
My dad passed away after a battle with lung cancer on March 24, 2017 at the spry age of 91. He led a good life and I will miss him terribly. All three of his children (me included) shared stories of dad at his funeral. This is mine: (okay, the extended vers...

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Kindness, it matters...
Be kind. Kindness means to be friendly, generous and considerate. It's pretty simple to understand. But somehow, it seems so difficult to live... for some... not all.... Let me be clear that being kind doesn't mean that you are never going to disagree with ...

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Relapsed Neuroblastoma Survivor...
January 26, 2011 Braden and I were in Philadelphia for scans. He relapsed neuroblastoma had continued to defy a cure although scans every 3 months had shown that at times it was shrinking a little or at least staying stable. The chemo he was currently on wa...

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My Punkins and Their Pumpkins....
We made our annual pilgrimage to the Pumpkin Patch this week. I chose to take them after school was over so all the field trip groups were gone and it would be less busy than on the weekend. Less busy is always good when one of your kids has autism. More bu...

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Never Ever Give Up...
One thing we've learned since our daughter, Miranda, died is to never give up even when things seem impossible to get through. August 1st was Miranda Day, the day she was born and the day she earned her angel wings. She would have been 14. The lesson to nev...

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#TakingMyLifeBack2015
I've been quiet for a bit and haven't blogged. To be honest, I've been trying to figure my life out. For the past (almost) 8 years, my life has been nothing but a mission to fight cancer and save Braden. We know we are never out of the woods, we know that b...

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Last Year's Plane Ride...
One year ago today, Braden then 9, Zach then 10, and me then 39+  boarded a plane to Philadelphia so Braden could have a bone marrow transplant for his secondary treatment-induced leukemia. His only hope of surviving was for Zach's bone marrow to be transpl...
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