2009

Browse our previous Cancer Unwrapped writing contest winners

You and I

Dear Mom, Because of you it only takes that one word to hit me hard. Cancer. It stops the blood running through my ...

What Does Webster Know?

What is cancer? According to Webster’s dictionary, it’s “a malignant tumor of potentially unlimited growth that ...

November 7, 2000

“No, I don’t want to die!” I yelled as I jumped off the hospital bed. I vividly remember that moment on November ...

My Other Brother

Dear Christopher, I know you will never be able to hold this in your hands and read it. I know you will never have ...

My Mom

“Guys, come in here! Your mom and I need to share something with you.” That cry of my Dad is now just a faint ...

For You, Daddy

Cancer. The one word that causes everyone to shudder. I never thought I would see anyone deal with such a ...

Everything Happens for a Reason

At the tender age of eleven, my life as I had known it was forever changed. At the precipice moving into a new ...
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