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Former high school teacher and coach. Left education almost 10 years ago after second relapse with stage IV melanoma. Hoping to find a new “road” in my work life, but am very happy in my personal life. Married 30+ years to a great guy who “gets” me. We have 3 beautiful daughters, 3 awesome granddaughters, and one stupendous grandson.

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Stage 4