Tag Archives: cancer

An Early Christmas for Children With Terminal Illnesses

Note: This is an encore post from 2005 and originally appeared on the 1947project. One of the tragic staples in The Times is stories of young cancer patients who received their presents early because they weren’t expected to live until … Continue reading

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David Scholer: ‘Living With Cancer’ 10 Years Later

    Sept. 18 marks the 10th anniversary of the Rev. David Scholer’s sermon “Living With Cancer.” David was a good friend and New Testament scholar at Fuller Theological Seminary who spoke frankly about his terminal illness as viewed through … Continue reading

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Home for Christmas

Dec. 19, 1957 Los Angeles   Mary Lange left UCLA Medical Center for the little house at 3351 W. 117th St. in Inglewood, knowing that the cancer treatments had failed and praying that she would live to see one more … Continue reading

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  Oct. 4, 1957 Los Angeles I’ve read any number of horrible stories in the old papers, but this is one of the worst in terms of senseless tragedy. The facts, such as they are, don’t even begin to explain … Continue reading

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