Here is a beautifully written story by my brother about my courageous sister-in-law. We shared the disease. We shared the fight. I’m still fighting. Jan is among the angels, cheering me on.
By Stuart Baskin
Organizer of the “Shave to Save” fundraiser to benefit breast cancer research at the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute
I’d like to tell you about my wife, Janet.
The first time I saw her was amazing — seeing her long flowing blonde hair, her beautiful green eyes and her smile. I think my heart truly skipped a beat. We sat together at dinner at our five-year high school reunion and soon after started dating.
One thing led to another and before I knew it, we were married and expecting our first child, Robert Andrew. Life was good. We had a beautiful home, good jobs and the start of an amazing family.
Like almost every fairy tale though, things changed drastically – and it was not from a poison apple. It was from a lump Jan found in her left breast. Sometimes I think a poison apple would…
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