It has been a little more than a year since Deborah learned she had cancer. On her worst days, when the doctors give her no hope, she lies in bed or spends her precious energy vomiting or “fighting through searing pain.” The worse she get, the more beautiful she becomes to Hall. Deborah always tries to divert attention from herself, and when she is able she visits sick friends to pray with them.
If Deborah has ever thought she was dying, she has never spoken those words to Hall; they talk about living, instead. They discuss their dreams for their children, their marriage, and...
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