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Donna's Cancer Story: Blooming in Bloomington

Sheila Quirke | Posted 11.25.2012 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

The Propofol looked like milk snaking its was through Donna's "tubey" into her port. Within seconds, I would watch her nod off as I whispered into her ear, "Never forget that you're amazing."

Donna's Cancer Story: Proton, Here We Come

Sheila Quirke | Posted 11.24.2012 | Parents
Sheila Quirke

Most of the other guests at Jill's House were older men receiving proton for their prostate cancer. These folks quickly became like extra grandparents to Donna and Mary Tyler Son. There was always a set of arms wanting to hold and moon over the baby. It was a Brigadoon in Cancerville.