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Cancer Quilt

A very unexpected, yet thoughtful and moving gift arrived today. Lucille sent me a "cancer quilt". Victoria's Quilts Canada continues the tradition begun by cancer patient and quilt maker Victoria Ann Morrison who apparently spoke of being cold during her chemo treatments. VQC makes their quilts in her memory. The one above is from their site, found at

A bookmark, included with the quilt reads:

What Cancer Cannot Do...

Cancer is so limited
It cannot cripple love
It cannot shatter hope
It cannot corrode faith
It cannot destroy peace
It cannot kill friendship
It cannot suppress memories
It cannot silence courage
It cannot invade the soul
It cannot steal eternal life
It cannot conquer the spirit

Author Unknown

Here's the quilt Lucille sent to me...

Lucille, thanks, and much love to you.


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