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I learned not to wait

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Building false hope

Building false hope

(Kathy - Raymond's wife)

When you're dealing with something like this you get into a habit of building up false hope. Okay, this time he's really got it beat. And then you get the bad news again. And then you try to say okay, well, let's take the next step and do what they want you to do. So then you go into the radiation and you feel, okay, this is it now. Now we've really got it beat. We were sitting in the kitchen playing Scrabble one day and he lifted his right arm up and there it was. He had the appointment with the doctor the next day. I thought, oh boy. Then they told us it had metastasized to his lymph nodes and his liver.

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