Contemplating Cancer: Stories of life, Love, Laughter and Loss is a new book put together by folks at Austin College incorporating local stories from those who have lived with cancer, either directly or indirectly. It's on sale now, with the proceeds going to help the American Cancer Society.
To pre-order your book:
Telling Our Stories
900 N. Grand Ave., Suite 61566
Sherman, TX 75090
Advance price $15 (tax included)
*All profits go to American Cancer Society for research
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