The scare.

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The call came, as it did for many women — a few days after the mammogram. Something was seen, and a closer look was warranted.

Let me start at the end here — I am fine. No worries, no need for concern, no need for alarm, I’m lucky. When I received the call from the nurse after the biopsy, I actually sort of phased out and stopped listening after I heard the word “benign,” and the fact that I was told that they got everything, and that it…

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Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.

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