CONTENTS

From Chicken Soup for the Cancer Survivor's Soul

Contents

Foreword Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.

Introduction

1. ON HOPE

What Cancer Cannot Do Source Unknown

The Soul Menders Susan Chernak McElroy

From on Chemo to on Camera Kristine Kirsten

You Can Teach an Old Dog New Tricks Howard J. Fuerst, M.D.

The Boy and the Billionaire John Pekkanen

Hope William M. Buchholz, M.D.

Amy Graham Mark Victor Hansen

Wild Bill Mary L. Rapp

Cancer Has Been a Blessing Kimberly A. Stoliker

Cancer and Career Choices Robert H. Doss

It Is the Best of Times Joanne P. Freeman

2. ON COURAGE AND DETERMINATION

“Never Give Up!” Speaker’s Sourcebook II

Not Without a Fight Mary Helen Brindell

Nintendo Master Katie Gill

Fighting Back—One Man’s Battle with a Brain Tumor Reverend Robert Craig

Dare to Dream Manuel Diotte

Fulfilling My Dreams Marilyn R. Moody

Chris—One Special Fifth-Grader! Louise Biggs

My Hero Katie Gill

Keep on Keeping On Erik Olesen

3. ON ATTITUDE

The Best Day of My Life Gregory M. Lousig-Nont, Ph.D.

Love Is Stronger... John Wayne Schlatter

The Power to Choose Sharon Bruckman

Laugh! Peter McWilliams

The “Wee” Nurse Norman Cousins

Two Things Not to Worry About Source Unknown

I’ve Just Got to Make That Man Laugh! Meladee and Hanoch McCarty

The Prosthesis Intruder Maureen J. Khan-Lacoss

The Choice Is Yours Beverly Kirkhart

Having an Attitude Robert Lipsyte

Reaching for the Best Norman Cousins

The Centerfold Allen Klein

The Power of Laughter Allen Klein

Victim or Survivor Paula (Bachleda) Koskey

4. ON FAITH

Say a Prayer Bob Westenberg

I Said a Prayer for You Today Source Unknown

Don’t Worry—Be Happy Paul Santaro

All the Necessary Supplies Dianne Clark

5. ON LOVE

Eileen Brown’s Story Eileen Brown O’Riley

A Pocket Full of Quarters Anne C. Washburn

Manuel Garcia David Roth

Hairs Jaime Rosenthal

Dear Mommy Alexi Thomas

Saint Christopher’s Protection Cynthia Bonney Mannering

Our Hero Brian Norma Yamamoto

Happy Anniversary Allen Klein

Love and Support Christine M. Creley

Love Cures People Janine Crawford

“You Are Going to Need a Surgeon” Delva Seavy-Rebin

I Believe in Miracles Chris King

6. ON SUPPORT

“Pete, You Have Cancer!” Pete Legge

Teens Launch Campaign to Save Dying Baby’s Life Jeff Leeland

Judy Nancy Richard-Guilford

The Wellness Community Harold H. Benjamin, Ph.D.

The Corporate Angel Network The Corporate Angel Network

To Climb a Mountain Diana L. Chapman

An Affair to Remember Linda Mitchell

Dear Dr. Terebelo Paula (Bachleda) Koskey

To the Nurses of the World John Wayne Schlatter

The Healing Sybil Taylor

Kindest Cut People Magazine

Practical Tips to Help the Seriously Ill Saint Anthony’s Health Center

Reach to Recovery Sally de Lipkau

A Special Mission Sister Sue Tracy, O.P.

7. ON INSIGHTS AND LESSONS

Lessons Cancer Taught Me Bernadette C. Randle

No Less a Starfish Katherine Stephens Gallagher

A True Learning Experience Lisa McKeehan

Humor Helps Erma Bombeck

Cancer Introduced Me to Myself Lois Becker

Thoughts for the Year Source Unknown

My Resolve (For Today, Anyway) Paula (Bachleda) Koskey

My Realizations (At This Point in Time) Paula (Bachleda) Koskey

Dad, Cancer and the Wedding Linda Blackman

Surviving Cancer Jill Warren

Live Your Life Judy and Katie Griffler

Twenty Minutes Is a Lifetime... Claire Nuer

Finding My Passion Mary Lyn Miller

What’s It For? Jane Hill

The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me Roberta Andresen

Fifty Things I’ve Learned Along the Way Sally P. Karioth, Ph.D., R.N.

Celebrate Life! Sister Sue Tracy, O.P.

Who Is Jack Canfield?

Who Is Mark Victor Hansen?

Who Is Patty Aubery?

Who Is Nancy Mitchell?

Who Is Beverly Kirkhart?

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