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I’m married to my wonderful husband of 23 years. He is very supportive. I also suffer from Chronic Fatigue Syndrome since 2012. I worked as a computer tech until I had to retire with CFS. It was 1 month after I retired that the initial melanoma was removed. I’m not able to do much but I play with African Violets, both large and miniature. I do what house work I can and what projects I can. I pay for what I do by being down and unable to function for days.

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