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Vulnerability is sexy

By Alex Mandarino It’s rare that we as individuals hold the power to change the trajectory of somebody’s day just by sharing a piece of advice or kind words. Quite…

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Fear of not living

By Ashley Morine Fellow YACCtivist Shana Coulliard recently blogged about her experience at the “Writing Through Cancer” workshops during our training weekend. The workshop unexpectedly allowed me to dig deep…

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Puppies and purposes

Janelle had to figure out who else she was when her brain tumour disrupted her sense of identity of being “the smart girl.”

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Writing and healing and cancer, oh my!

I loved every moment of our writing workshop, even the uncomfortable ones. As feelings came up for me, I named them, described them, organized them, and put them down on paper. That was the magic for me. BAM!

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Cancer and finances

Despite working full-time since age 19, Andrea found herself on E.A.I. unable to support her family after being diagnosed with cancer at age 30. But she’s not giving up.

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