Some people from our ward posted this today, and Nathan’s sister brought it to our attention. It’s a fundraiser to help with cancer costs.

CLICK HERE to donate online.

Someone from the ward (my apologies for lack of names, as I was sleeping) brought us the first bit of money and we used it for the cancer hats and chemo snacks, as well as gas money for the extra appointments.

The real concern, of course, is missed work hours, which will start affecting us (and our budget) next week and added not-covered medical costs. We are grateful for the extra two weeks of PTO donated by work colleagues and the good insurance provided by my work, both of which has prevented unmediated crises, in addition to so much good food provided to us by the lovely ladies of our ward.

Many thanks!

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About Emily

I am a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints since 2009. I serve as a Chaplain, and work as a counselor. I got bilateral cochlear implants in 2010, but will always love sign language. I choose books over television, and organics over processed. Nothing is as close to flying as ballroom dancing - except maybe running, when in the solo mood. I would rather be outside than anywhere else, especially at the river riding my bike or kayaking. PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy, and currently doing a post-doc in Jewish Studies and an MDiv in Pastoral Counseling. The best thing about Emily World is that it's always an adventure, even if (not so) grammatically precise. The only thing better than writing is being married to a writer. Nathan Christensen and I were married in the Oklahoma City temple on 13 October 2012, and have since fostered more than eighty-five children. We have adopted the six who stayed, and are totally and completely and helplessly in love with our family. Nathan writes musical theater, including "Broadcast" (a musical history of the radio) and an adaption of Lois Lowry's "The Giver". He served his mission in South Korea, has taught song-writing in New York City public schools, and worked as a theater critic for a Tucson newspaper. This is not an official Web site of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

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