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Bucketful of Thank Yous for Mammoth-sized Help from…Everyone

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I consider myself to be fairly cynical and jaded, but sometimes, people surprise me. Right now, I’m beyond surprised. I’m thunderstruck, bowled over, moved to tears–a lot of tears–by the immense outreach of support I’ve received from friends, colleagues, and complete strangers.

It’s humbling and uplifting, being the recipient of so much compassion and generosity. I keep trying to find some better, bigger way than “thank you” to express the huge, expansive feeling in my chest, come up with words large enough to encompass the magnitude of my gratitude and articulate enough to describe how much your support means to me.

And I am having utter and massive word fail–which, on the writerly front, is kinda dismal. But on the campaign to kick cancer’s butt front, I’m calling it a big win.

So: Thank You.

Originally published at EugieFoster.com. You can comment here or there.

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On October 9th, 2013 11:11 pm (UTC), threeoutside commented:
Eh. It's just a reflection of the treasure that is you, sweetie. Hang in there. Know you're not alone, we're rooting for you!
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On October 10th, 2013 03:26 pm (UTC), raidingparty commented:
The best way is to say "thank you" is to give it to someone else who needs it.
(Once you're done using it and are cancer-free, of course.)
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