Newtown Square, Pennsylvania
Sun and Moon
In 1967, while I was a freshman in college, my mother died after a recurrence of breast cancer just two years after having a radical mastectomy. My rock, my stability, my security were suddenly gone. Our relationship had been so close that I barely understood where she left off and I began. I have only recently come to terms with the loss and the feelings of emptiness that I suppressed for many years after her death.
Looking through old photographs and reading poetry written by my father, myself and others was particularly cathartic. To my surprise, I felt a sense of joy rather than pain. Her presence was tremendously comforting to me -- after all these years. This is the story of a woman with beauty, strength and intelligence who, due to ignorance and fear, lost her life. This is a celebration and tribute to her life and our continued bond. She lives in me.
Apr 23, 2014 - Phenol peels may be effective in treating actinic keratosis and Bowen disease, according to research published in the April issue of the Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology.
Apr 23, 2014