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Can You Get Help When You’re Sick?

Beach Shadow

Shivering and afraid, I allowed my husband to drive me to an urgent care clinic when my illness cast a shadow over our vacation on the Outer Banks. It was nearly ten years ago, a year or so after I’d had cancer, when I spiked a high temperature and felt terrible. My initial reaction was the same one I’d had every time I’d felt bad since the cancer diagnosis: I imagined that the cancer was back again.

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