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nickmac56

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My wife is a 50 year old artist (her most recent work, unfinished, was illuminating Milton’s “Paradise Lost”). Two boys. One graduated from college, living at home and taking time off to work, go to carpentry school and travel before graduate school in Architecture. The younger left college (out of area) to be at home with his mom and is working part time and applying to transfer to our local university. I quit my job as Executive Director of a private family foundation to support her, and now run some ventures out of my home, including a letterpress business. I spent ten years in the nonprofit and philanthropic sector, after twenty years in business. Formerly Vice President, Worldwide Operations at Microsoft.

My blog, which is much more than just a daily recap of how she is doing, but tries to address the big issues facing families with melanoma:
http://cancercabanaboy.blogspot.com/

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the patient's husband

Initial Diagnosis Month

August

Initial Diagnosis Year

2010

Stage at Diagnosis

Stage 4

Current Stage

Stage 4

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