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The Wellness Community-Delmarva
[16 Jul 2010 | No Comment | 1,143 views]

Hello from Maryland. My name is Don Winslow and I lead two Writing For Wellness groups that started in May. One meets in Salisbury once a month, the other in Ocean Pines twice a month. All participants are either Cancer survivors or Cancer caregivers. I look forward to sharing ideas and experiences that can enhance all the WFW programs.
My wife and I are both Cancer Survivors. My Prostate Cancer was diagnosed in 2003, my wife’s Breast Cancer in 2006.
In 2005 I attended a [ … ]

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Mission Hospital Class Two
[15 May 2010 | No Comment | 2,531 views]

We had 30 again yesterday at Mission.  Lots of interest in the flier, too.  Good idea to pass it out there.  People came from Costa Mesa, San Juan Capistrano, Lake Forest, Laguna Niguel, Aliso Viejo, Whittier and Fullerton.  I had them sign their names and emails.  Those towns are just the ones I remember.  Probably many more.  Really mixed group–some patients, some caregivers, some with nothing to do with illness, a woman writing a book, others with anger [ … ]

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Mission Hospital Class One
[7 May 2010 | No Comment | 1,752 views]

Just back from the session.  There was 30 people there!  A big crowd in a small room.  Nice group.  They laughed, cried and listened to the teacher when appropriate.  Two brought laptops.  Men and women attended.  Youngest looked to be in her 20s; oldest was probably 75.  A good number raised their hands and read aloud, even on that first day.  We had our “prize” basket and passed out things acordingly.
The hospital sent over muffins, drinks, coffee and tea and [ … ]

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Visions of Wellness
[19 Jan 2010 | No Comment | 3,888 views]

James Cremin’s documentary about the writing class at the City of Hope in Duarte, California based on Julie Davey’s book Writing for Wellness: A Prescription for Healing. Video after the cut.

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