nyka69 Posted September 6, 2007 Share Posted September 6, 2007 There have been so many times over the last year when someone learns that my husband has lc that well-intentioned people say inappropriate things. TO MY HUSBAND: "Well at least you had fun while you were here." TO ME: "Do you think it's better that he will die slowly, or would it be better if he was hit by a bus." TO ME: "Well what are you gonna do now?" TO US BOTH: "OMG, my _______ died of lung cancer!" Yesterday, we went to a 7-11 in our old neighborhood. My husband hasn't been in there in 2 years. The man behind the counter recognized hubby and said "I haven't seen you in a long time! Wow, you lost lot of weight...are you okay?" My husband looked a little uncomfortable, and said "Well, not really. I have lung cancer." The man behind the counter gave him such an earnest look and simply said "I will pray for you my friend". I almost started crying right there in the middle of the store. It took a STRANGER to finally offer the right words. I guess there's something to the saying "the kindness of strangers." Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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