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World Cancer Day 2017: A few words from Sharon Bray

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by Sharon Bray, Ed.D.


She’s lived in my memory for sixty years.
Death steals everything except our stories.

These two final lines of Jim Harrison’s poem, “Larson’s Holstein Bull,” tell of a young girl and her death from a bull goring.  The poem is short, descriptions lean, but the impact of the final line is profound:  “Death steals everything except our stories.”


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