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‘With his body full of tumors, he kept working. He wanted to be normal. He just wanted to be a cop.’: Wife’s tremendous grief after husband’s pancreatic cancer diagnosis

“Sounds were coming out of her mouth. I assume they were words, but I can’t remember any of them. I do, however, remember her face. She took a deep breath before she said it. She cocked her head to the side. She slightly shrugged her shoulders. I remember she made this weird sound before she delivered the news. I remember Chad’s reaction, and I remember feeling like I had just been hit by a truck.”

‘She was hunched over in the tub. I ran with my naked, wet daughter. One more pound on her back, the toy flew out.’: Mom hopes you read her plea for CPR training ‘with a racing heart’

“I heard a noise from the bathroom where my daughter had been happily singing the ABC song, and had just shouted to me, ‘I almost done cleaning up, Mama.’ I had left her in the empty bathtub to clean up her toys. Actions we’ve done a million times before. Something did not register right in the noise. Loud is always a good sign with kids. Quiet is not.”

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