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Charity Begins With You

Charity Begins With You

I’ve wanted to write this post for a long time, but was never sure how to begin.  So I’ll begin where it feels right and hopefully it will all make sense to both of us at some point.  I mentioned my friend that was diagnosed with cancer in the post entitled One Disaster Away a few months ago.  Please read that post to understand and fully grasp the balance of this post.  Go on, I’ll wait.

For the impatient readers like me, I’ll provide a brief synopsis: my coworker was diagnosed with stage 3 lung cancer and did not have the financial means to support himself through this disease.  My office rallied around him and provided financial assistance for him though our own personal resources.  Well, my co-worker died on March 1, 2011.  His name was Raymond, and he was my friend. […]