Mary's Blog – March 2010 Archive (2)

INTERNATIONAL ALOPECIA DAY - spread the word in other languages!

As many of you know, the name of our annual awareness and pride event was changed in May by vote of the National Bald Out Group. The event is now called "International Alopecia Day".



Because of the name change, I removed the second NBO video that I had made, and it's no longer on YouTube. So, the text is no longer available there. But, in case anyone else wants to translate the message into…

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Added by Mary on March 20, 2010 at 1:00pm — 8 Comments

Roger Ebert is an inspiration - his words about coming to terms with his changed appearance

Film critic and author Roger Ebert appeared on the Oprah Winfrey show today. He's been battling thyroid cancer since 2002, and has had his entire jaw removed and has endured multiple surgeries and attempts to reconstruct his jaw. He can no longer eat, drink or talk, but he continues to write reviews and blogs. A full-page photo of him as he looks now recently appeared in an Esquire magazine article.

Besides the example he sets for everyone in dealing with adversity and…

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Added by Mary on March 2, 2010 at 7:58pm — 8 Comments

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