Monday, July 21, 2008

Blogging against cancer

At 18, Chase Crawford-Quickel had already faced cancer twice: rhabdomyosarcoma first, and then, three years later, a terrible form of leukemia. After a bone marrow transplant last year, the disease recurred this year, and Crawford-Quickel is currently recovering from a stem-cell transplant. Through it all, his mother has been blogging. A recent Los Angeles Times article sketches the family and their different ways of coping in the face of calamity.

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