john_j_enright (john_j_enright) wrote,

Path To Progress Run

I ran a 5k today devoted to the cause of the American Brain Tumor Association.  They do good work, a mix of funding research and providing information to the afflicted.

It was a run/walk, so I went back and re-walked some of it, this time with a friend who was just doing the walk.

He's about my age.  He has a brain tumor that wasn't completely removable.  He has lived a lot longer than his doctors initially predicted, and he walked his 5k just fine.  His attitude seemed great.  But I know he's hurting, too.

Cancer's an ancient ill
that very often
stymies us still.

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