From young, I was told by the media… and people around me that happiness is about success. And that success is about being wealthy.
Two patients, ‘A’ and ‘B’, were admitted at the same time into the same ward, both having the same discomfort in the nose. While waiting for the test report to come back, ‘A’ said, “If it is cancerous, I’ll set off immediately to travel around the world; first stop will be Lhasa, prefecture-level city in Tibet.”
The day before Thanksgiving in 2005, Kathy Sartore, married to photographer Joel Sartore, learned she had breast cancer. “Cancer is a thief. It steals time,” Joel says. “But cancer can also be a blessing, an amazing experience that forces us to set things right. My work had made me a stranger to my three kids. With Kathy sick, I knew it was time to stay put for a while.”