Brenda Winter
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The cold November Sunday evening was passing uneventfully in our cozy, dimly-lit family room when suddenly the cat placed the long hair of his tail over a burning candle. Like a flare, flames … more
People going about their everyday lives after receiving a cancer diagnosis have the common experience of living with an ever-present question ... “What if?” “What if it … more
Cancer of the, you know the … October is Breast Cancer Awareness month so you’ll be seeing lots of bright pink ribbons all month long. I’m not complaining or anything, … more
I believe that nature provides resources for healing from illnesses — including cancer — in our own backyards. My belief was encouraged this summer when I learned that my parents … more
It was the first day of preschool for the 3-year-olds at St. John Little Lambs Preschool last week. The 17 boys and girls were divided into their various camps. One camp was occupied by the … more
The Star Herald newsroom learned from summer intern and Adrian public school teacher Jason Berghorst that “some people” in Adrian giggle at the Luverne “Love the Life” … more
Well it’s been 10 weeks since I was diagnosed with cancer. I’ve learned a lot in those 10 short weeks. One of the most profound things I’ve learned is that cancer is a … more
Part of my new anti-cancer lifestyle includes a commitment to exercising more than I have in the past, so, when a friend said, “Let’s go to Zumba!” I agreed. How hard could it … more
Like many people diagnosed with cancer, as I was last month, I wasted no time in studying the character traits of survivors.  And, I got a bunny rabbit. Since learning on May 30 that … more
I wasn’t completely surprised. I’d scheduled a colonoscopy due to “symptoms” (details not forthcoming) that suggested the possibility of some form of colon … more
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