Father Walks 11-Year-Old Daughter Down the Aisle Since He Knows He Won’t be There for Her Wedding


Knowing that Jim Zetz was dying of pancreatic cancer, photographer Lindsey Villatoro decided to help the dad and daughter duo stage some of the important life moments that she knew the two would miss.

Hard Evidence: Are We Beating Cancer?

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Research has already helped save nearly 520,000 lives since the 1980s, and over the next 20 years mortality rates are projected to fall by 17%.

From the Founder and Executive Director of 1in6: In Memory of our Dear, Dear Friend, Heidi


As if we did not have enough reason to commit ourselves to the critical work of 1in6, we can now add this: we are dedicating 2014 to the memory of our dear, dear friend, Heidi Sommer.

I am a Male Breast Cancer Survivor


Bret Miller cautions us all. Breast cancer is not prejudiced. It chooses whoever it wants to.

Sleeping Together


“He’d come to appreciate the sounds she made, a steady grumble of snores that lessened whenever she turned on her side. The things she said were invariably hostile: ‘Who the hell is Becky?’ ‘Don’t fucking look at me!’ ‘Why didn’t you answer the phone?’” By Mike Heppner

Death In a Different Light

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David Packman understands a full life involves a much closer relationship with death than many of us currently have.

A Photographer’s Moving Farewell to His Dying Wife


Angelo Merendino used his artistry to honor the woman he loved. These bittersweet photos say it all.

The Most Uncool Thing I’ve Ever Written About Drinking

This beer makes my head feel so tiny!

With the trend of the lethal drinking game “Neknominations” becoming mainstream, Amy White wants to reach out to kids with her story … and doesn’t care how uncool you think it is.

Thumbing for Nickels

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Rob Azevedo watched as his father died broke, and sees his neighbor about to do the same. Is this the new norm for all of who face aging today?

Woman Diagnosed With Cancer, Is Immediately Fired, The State of Our Union Is Strong

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This story begs the question: how can we go about improving social mobility, bringing more people into the middle class, and closing the widening income gap when inhumane shit like this isn’t universally agreed upon as illegal, and requires the judgement of our flawless justice system?

A Father’s Love & His Inspirational Napkins

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Diagnosed with cancer, W. Garth Callaghan is leaving a legacy of inspiration and love to his daughter.

Living a Value Driven Life in a World of Distraction

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For Mark Parbus, the strongest value lessons in life were learned during hard times and remembered forever.

Playing for Your Life

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Following a year away from professional tennis overcoming Hodgkin’s Lymphoma, David Packman talks to Ross Hutchins about his experience and gets far more than a tennis lesson.

A Love Story for the Strong of Heart: Ed and Katrien


He moved to another country for her, and now she is doing everything she can to save his life.

A Peaceful Dignified Exit, and to All a Good Death

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Death, a natural and unavoidable part of life, should be painless, peaceful, dignified and a celebration of the life that was.

Why ED was the Best Thing to Happen to My Intimacy

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Sex is not the same thing as intimacy. Michael J. Russer explores the ignored connection between true intimacy and self-overcoming