April 8, 2012
First Station: Jesus is condemned to death
A survivor recalls first hearing the word "cancer."
Second Station: Jesus takes up his cross
A newly diagnosed patient wishes she could be treated as the same person.
Third Station: Jesus falls the first time
A survivor realizes that everyone deserves a second chance.
Fourth Station: Jesus meets his mother
A parent laments a child's cancer diagnosis.
Fifth Station: Simon of Cyrene helps Jesus carry his cross
The author expresses gratitude for the small gestures that meant the world.
Sixth Station: Veronica wipes the face of Jesus
A cancer survivor remembers a fleeting encounter that inspired her.
Seventh Station: Jesus falls a second time
A survivor tries to defeat the fear of cancer coming back.
Eighth Station: Jesus meets the women of Jerusalem
An oncology nurse reflects on the patients who inspire her.
Ninth Station: Jesus falls for a third time
A survivor reflects on her best friend's diagnosis.
10th Station: Jesus is stripped of his garments
A patient remembers losing her hair.
11th Station: Jesus is nailed to the cross
An observer encourages people to look beyond labels.
12th Station: Jesus dies on the cross
A survivor honors a friend claimed by cancer.
13th Station: Jesus is taken down from the cross
A husband honors his late wife.
14th Station: Jesus is laid in the tomb
A fan of obituaries points out that death claims people of all ages.
15th Station: Jesus rises from the dead
The narrator recalls a friend with cancer who died, but never stopped living.
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