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So what if it hurts me?

February 25, 2010
By falling_star DIAMOND, Stafford, Virginia
falling_star DIAMOND, Stafford, Virginia
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Favorite Quote:
"This sh-t writes itself." --William Shakespere

I couldn't sit still. Gnawing on my lip, heart pounding in my chest I told myself not to think of what-ifs, that everything would be okay if I just held onto my own hope... My mother looked twice as anxious as I, her calm face revealing nothing but seeing the emotions fly across her dark brown eyes. After all, it was her mother in there, my grandmother, someone I had always thought would be there. She always had a ready smile and a helping hand. She was Spanish and had taught me the language. Breast cancer had her in surgery, and we were all terrified for her.
"Mom, I'm scared." What other solace can a scared little girl find in this world than in her caring young mother, who is just as scared as she?
Everything ended well. Abuleita made it out fine. Though we were all changed by her cancer. Abuleita will always be my favorite grandmother, helped greatly by almost having her leave my world.

The author's comments:
To all cancer survivors, patients, and the ones taken by this disease.

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on Jun. 24 2010 at 9:12 am
HeatherBee BRONZE, I Live In, Texas
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Favorite Quote:
Go on and try to tear me down. I will be rising from the ground, like a skyscraper

Love is louder than the pressure to be perfect

nice lil story. thanks for sharing it:) thats good that evverything turned out fine