Sunday, February 08, 2009

One degree of separation...

Everyone knows someone who has been victimized by cancer. Every last one of us. On average, we have a 1:2.5 chance of getting cancer. That's 1.6 people out of every family of four. And yet - it really seems that no one wants to want to fix it.

"I don't know how to help." Go to It takes about 5 minutes to help.

"I'm too busy." It takes about 5 minutes to help. Go to

"There's nothing one person can do." Yes, you can. I've seen the difference that one person can make first-hand.

"I just don't want to think about cancer." You know? I don't know how to fix this. I truly don't understand this logic. It's killing our family, our friends, our loved ones, us. I can't believe this doesn't inspire every single one of us to fight. But it doesn't.

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