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I am attempting to write this blog on Thursday 8 December. It’s a tough day to try and think of something to write about because I keep thinking of my sister, Mary; my deceased sister, Mary. Mary would have turned 49 today. Instead she died from breast cancer one month after her 44th birthday. By…

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My father’s death in July this year was not unexpected. His health had been deteriorating for some time and in his final few weeks he was able to do very little for himself. His passing was a release for both him and rest of my family. It’s very hard to watch a person you love…

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My fundraising campaign for the 2015 Mother’s Day Classic has now finished.   On Sunday morning 10 May 2015, more than 120,000 Australians, in all capital cities and 91 regional locations participated in the Mother’s Day Classic.   Why do so many people make this commitment on Mother’s Day?   By 2020, it is projected…

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Each year, for the past few years, my family and I have participated in the annual Mother’s Day Classic.   In 2013, a record 130,000 people across Australia ran or walked in a Mother’s Day Classic event in eleven cities and 63 regional locations. Participants and fundraisers raised $5 million for National Breast Cancer Foundation…

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