When her husband, in his early thirties, was diagnosed with a brain tumour, she had to change her priorities to enjoy what was left of a ride she thought would be much longer.
Some pearls of wisdom she wrote:
"My relationships are now my prized possessions."
"Happiness is going for a walk with a friend, chatting over coffee, having a shoulder to cry on. No amount of material possession can provide that kind of comfort."
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