Faces of Hope Blog

Unfinished Business for God!!!
- June 12, 2017

At the age of 2 1/2 was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma of the right eyelid. Mine came up with what was thought to be a stye and took me to surgery to lance it. That’s when it was determined to be cancer. I took 21/2 years of 3 different iv chemo’s and radiation and cobalt. I […]

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How Do You Deal With Someone Staring At You?
- January 22, 2017

I’ll be honest and say it took me a long time to deal with people staring at my face – too long. Of course I’m not alone. Many others with a facial or bodily differences take many years to make that adjustment. But some never come to terms with their face or body and how […]

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How do I deal with feeling lopsided?
- November 5, 2016

Dear Susan, Due to cancer surgery several months ago, I have partial paralysis on the right side of my face. My mouth doesn’t look too bad and I try to remember when I speak to try to keep my face relaxed and not move my mouth too much. I’m hesitant to laugh and smile, because […]

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