I’m so glad you conquered your disease! I think by the time I was privy to their battles — it was at the point when it was clear they had very little chance to survive but of course the will to live never leaves and that’s what fascinates.

Watching them cope despite the realness of what is out of their control makes you wonder if you could be just as brave but then it’s clear that it’s not bravery — but rather the instinctual desire to live well for as long as you can.

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