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    Hello Everyone,

    I learned this morning, that my father has been diagnosed with lung cancer. We don't yet know what stage, or if it's operable. He's seeing the best Oncologist in the state first thing Monday morning, and we'll get the details, and begin to formulate a plan to beat this.

    I need to focus all of my energy and effort on helping my Dad, and my family, so I will be taking some time off from WHL until I know better just how this is going to unfold. Dad is his usual steadfast and humorous self, reassuring us, when we should be reassuring him. He has quietly conquered every challenge that he has ever faced in his 74 years, and so it will be again.

    Though I will be away, none of you will be far from my thoughts.

    Rob

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    Quote Originally Posted by rob View Post
    Hello Everyone,

    I learned this morning, that my father has been diagnosed with lung cancer. We don't yet know what stage, or if it's operable. He's seeing the best Oncologist in the state first thing Monday morning, and we'll get the details, and begin to formulate a plan to beat this.

    I need to focus all of my energy and effort on helping my Dad, and my family, so I will be taking some time off from WHL until I know better just how this is going to unfold. Dad is his usual steadfast and humorous self, reassuring us, when we should be reassuring him. He has quietly conquered every challenge that he has ever faced in his 74 years, and so it will be again.

    Though I will be away, none of you will be far from my thoughts.

    Rob

    You are a good man and you are doing exactly what you need to do. We can handle things as long as you need us to handle them (the folks around here are pretty good at making sure that there is nothing that needs to be taken care of). Focus on your family but don't forget to take care of yourself as well. You won't be there for others if you let yourself flare out. We love you and will be keeping your family in our thoughts.

    As they say at Motel 6... We will keep the light on for ya
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    So very sorry to hear Rob. Went through it with my dad.

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    I am sorry to hear that, Rob.
    My sister was diagnosed with lung cancer last December. They took out 1/3 or so of her lung, she just finished the first round of chemo. The doctors told her, the one tumor they couldn't get with the surgery, has shrunk alot, it is almost gone. She is now supposed to start a second round, but a shorter one, to get this little speck of tumor, thats left.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Take care of your dad and yourself.

    Debbie
    I may have been dealt a bad hand, but at least I'm still playing with a full deck. ( most of the time anyway).

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    So sorry to hear Rob.

    My thought and prayers are with you and your family for a speedy recovery for your Dad.

    Debs

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    Sorry to hear your news Rob I hope your dad will be ok and you take care also my own dad got diagnosed in June with a huge tumour on his kidney he has had surgery and is back home recovering he's 72 and although its a slow recovery everything is looking well so far don't lose hope take care M.x.

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    Best wishes to you and your family.

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    Rob,
    Please take care of yourself as well. Will keep you & your family in my prayers.
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    i am sorry you have to go through this so from someone whose dad was snatched away to quickly, i am rooting for a great outcome and you are in my thoughts. take care. slim

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    That's the light burning for you. Hugs and Good thoughts and prayers for your Dad.

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