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“Your whole life has been a preparation for this…”

By Christopher Cudworth Years ago when my wife was first learning what it meant to deal with cancer, and my caregiving skills were being put to repeated tests, a longtime friend and former running and baseball coach called to offer … Continue reading

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We sort out who we are by how hard we try

By Christopher Cudworth A familiar figure ahead on the road. Strong calves. Vee-shaped back. A quick pedal turnover on his black hybrid bike. I recognized my old friend Pete, a high school cross country teammate, pedaling out of town headed … Continue reading

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A goofball’s guide to grief

By Christopher Cudworth When you lose something in life that really matters to you, grief takes over. The most obvious source of grief is losing a loved one. But there are many types and sources of grief. I maintain it … Continue reading

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The fine line between Livestrong and being strong

By Christopher Cudworth My wife Linda passed away last night from a long term struggle with ovarian cancer.  She as 55 years of age. She has been trapped in wrestling match with cancer for 8 years. She won many times. From … Continue reading

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Lance Armstrong rides into the present in Oprah Winfrey interview

Like a man coming up for air, Lance Armstrong burst through the surface of his deep and fantastic past to breathe the air of reality during his interview with Oprah Winfrey on the OWN network. Whether those initial gulps of … Continue reading

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