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Four-time cancer survivor pens memoir on her resilient journey

11 October 2017 4:16 PM
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Author Lauren Segal says putting her story on paper was a very healing and empowering process.

Author Lauren Segal has stared cancer in the face four times - all before she was 55 years old.

She has shared her story in a remarkable memoir called Cancer - A Love Story, born from a series of journal entries.

Segal says putting her story on paper was a very healing and empowering process.

Read: Mother tells moving story of son's courageous fight with cancer

I started writing the book as a journal when I was going through my various treatments.

Lauren Segal, author and cancer survivor

I joined a writing group who encouraged me greatly... I put the story down on paper and I'm very happy I have.

Lauren Segal, author and cancer survivor

There's something about the writing process that has an incredible way of allowing you to take control of very difficult feelings.

Lauren Segal, author and cancer survivor

It's a tricky disease... Would the cancer come back? That was the million dollar question. It was a game of Russian roulette.

Lauren Segal, author and cancer survivor

Take a listen to her moving story and writing journey:


11 October 2017 4:16 PM
Tags:
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Cancer survivor
Lauren Segal

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