Trudelle Thomas is a professor emerita in Xavier University's English department. Her expertise includes autobiography, women writers, children's/young adult literature, composition, and creative writing. Her articles have appeared in many journals, including College Composition and Communication.
On Good Friday of 2018, the bottom fell out of my world when my husband, Bill, learned he had late-stage abdominal cancer. We’d been doctoring the previous nine months for a variety of symptoms—chiefly insomnia and an unsteady gait.
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