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“A Message to My 16-year Old Self.”

Forums General Melanoma Community “A Message to My 16-year Old Self.”

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    CLPrice31
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      I am not sure if you all have seen this. It was brought to my attention on Facebook from another melanoma warrior. I posted it on my blog, on facebook, and thought you all would love to see it as well. One of the beautiful ladies in the video emailed me today and thanked me for sharing the video with others. I believe I can speak for all Melanoma Warriors in thanking her for making this. It is EXACTLY what we need to promote melanoma awareness!

      I am not sure if you all have seen this. It was brought to my attention on Facebook from another melanoma warrior. I posted it on my blog, on facebook, and thought you all would love to see it as well. One of the beautiful ladies in the video emailed me today and thanked me for sharing the video with others. I believe I can speak for all Melanoma Warriors in thanking her for making this. It is EXACTLY what we need to promote melanoma awareness!

      http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_4jgUcxMezM&feature=share

       

      Share it. :-)

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        FormerCaregiver
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          Thanks for posting the link to the excellent video. There remains a great deal of work to be done
          to convince people who have not been touched by melanoma that "it is not just skin ordinary
          cancer". We have very high rates of melanoma here in Australia, but there still is a general lack
          of awareness of how serious things can get if the cancer is not caught very early.

          I have read your profile, and I am impressed by the fact that you have already had CT, PET and
          MRI scans. It sounds like your doctors are being very thorough indeed.

          Frank from Australia

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            Becky
            Participant

              Wow that was powerful…hard to get through without crying. Great video. I liked how one woman said you can get melanoma "even on your tongue" since that is exactly where my sons was.

              Oh and Chelsea I want to tell you I enjoy your blog. i have it bookmarked at work and read it daily :)

              Becky

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              CLPrice31
              Participant

                Aw! Thank you, Becky! It has been the best type of therapy for me…smiley

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                CLPrice31
                Participant

                  Aw! Thank you, Becky! It has been the best type of therapy for me…smiley

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                  Becky
                  Participant

                    Wow that was powerful…hard to get through without crying. Great video. I liked how one woman said you can get melanoma "even on your tongue" since that is exactly where my sons was.

                    Oh and Chelsea I want to tell you I enjoy your blog. i have it bookmarked at work and read it daily :)

                    Becky

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                    CLPrice31
                    Participant

                      Frank,

                      I guess I need to update my profile…I am not even sure what it says since the last 5 months have been a whirlwind. I have had 2 surgeries now…headed back on Friday for updated scans. I am keeping my fingers crossed I will have good news to repeat. If you are curious to read my story, you can always check out my blog. http://adventurewithmelanoma.blogspot.com

                       

                      I tend to update that more. :-)

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                      CLPrice31
                      Participant

                        Frank,

                        I guess I need to update my profile…I am not even sure what it says since the last 5 months have been a whirlwind. I have had 2 surgeries now…headed back on Friday for updated scans. I am keeping my fingers crossed I will have good news to repeat. If you are curious to read my story, you can always check out my blog. http://adventurewithmelanoma.blogspot.com

                         

                        I tend to update that more. :-)

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                      FormerCaregiver
                      Participant

                        Thanks for posting the link to the excellent video. There remains a great deal of work to be done
                        to convince people who have not been touched by melanoma that "it is not just skin ordinary
                        cancer". We have very high rates of melanoma here in Australia, but there still is a general lack
                        of awareness of how serious things can get if the cancer is not caught very early.

                        I have read your profile, and I am impressed by the fact that you have already had CT, PET and
                        MRI scans. It sounds like your doctors are being very thorough indeed.

                        Frank from Australia

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                        SusanE
                        Participant

                          Posted to my husband's facebook!

                          Thanks for sharing!

                          Susan, wife to Jerry Stage III

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                            Carol Taylor
                            Participant

                              Thank you for posting this! Put it on my Fb, my church's FB, Melanoma Prayer Center, and both blogs. I thought I was toughening up some until I saw this.

                              Grace and peace,

                              Carol stage 3b

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                              Laurie from maine
                              Participant

                                Hi

                                Thank you so much for posting it, it is very well done and powerful.  I posted it on facebook and asked people to forward it to young people they know. 

                                thank you

                                laurie from maine

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                                Laurie from maine
                                Participant

                                  Hi

                                  Thank you so much for posting it, it is very well done and powerful.  I posted it on facebook and asked people to forward it to young people they know. 

                                  thank you

                                  laurie from maine

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                                  Carol Taylor
                                  Participant

                                    Thank you for posting this! Put it on my Fb, my church's FB, Melanoma Prayer Center, and both blogs. I thought I was toughening up some until I saw this.

                                    Grace and peace,

                                    Carol stage 3b

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                                  SusanE
                                  Participant

                                    Posted to my husband's facebook!

                                    Thanks for sharing!

                                    Susan, wife to Jerry Stage III

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