Mortality - Mortality Summary & Analysis

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Continuing his book tour and lecturing made Christopher feel alive again. Although people were sympathetic and wished Christopher the best, in some cases exchanges with book buyers were awkward at best. In one case, a woman held up the line to tell Christopher about a cousin who had liver cancer. The cancer was incurable but it went away but then came back and killed him. The man was a homosexual and his family disowned him and he died alone. She assured Christopher that she knew exactly what he was going through.

Christopher would usually tell those who asked about his progress that it was too early to say. He never wanted to go into great detail about all the humiliations and misery one undergoes during such a serious disease. But when pressed, he was never dishonest. One truth about Stage 4 cancer is...

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