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US Marine Corps electronics Tech, Electronics EE.
Mel diagnosis in May 2006. Stage IV in Feb 2007. jOINED mpip 2007. NICU thought Aug 2010 killed in a horse accident. They wanted to remove my internal organs! Wife says Marines are too stubborn to die easy or stay dead. (Also said that it’s hard to get rid of an old Marine) (our 50th anniversary was in 2012 – did she have a double meaning in that statement?)

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Stage 4