Battle with cancer drives Dunaway to fight back
AUTHOR’S NOTE: My first assignment as a freelance writer for The Tunica Times was to write a story about the Relay for Life that’s coming up Friday, August 27. So I sent a list of thought provoking questions to Linda Dunaway, who is still in the fight of her life, and I was so taken by her own words I didn’t change a thing. I hope they mean as much to you as they did to me.
When the doctor walked into the recovery room in May of 2007, I knew before he spoke that my world at that moment would never be the same.
I truly can’t remember my first reaction at that moment, my focus immediately was on my husband. As I looked at Joe I could see all the fear and bad memories racing through his mind of his mother’s painful battle with cancer. It was then that I knew I had to do everything I could to battle this disease.
Telling the children was the hardest part; they had the same look and the fear and shock in their faces, and this was harder for me than all of the treatments I went through. All I knew at that time was I never wanted to see that pain in their faces again.
Qualifying period for county office continues through Feb. 27 Nineteen Tunica Countians...
‘Sick out’ keeps public school teachers at home In the remaining...
Miller clocks world’s fastest 60 meters BIRMINGHAM, Ala. –...
Chamber will continue Rivergate Festival The Tunica County...
Year in Review: Actions by local governments dominate news A “State of the...