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Coping with cancer: 7 memoirs detail life in face of the big C
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Coping with cancer: 7 memoirs detail life in face of the big C

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Nothing ignites appreciation for life quite like looking death in the eye. For these seven writers, earth-shattering cancer diagnoses forced them to contemplate life.

Their memoirs — some survival tales, some not — transform bleak circumstances into heartfelt meditations.

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