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Sisterly Bond a Salve as Girl Succumbs to Cancer

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Sisterly Bond a Salve as Girl Succumbs to Cancer

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Sisterly Bond a Salve as Girl Succumbs to Cancer

Sisterly Bond a Salve as Girl Succumbs to Cancer

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Commentator Debra Jarvis has been a hospital chaplain for 20 years. She's counseled hundreds of people, but one incident from the early years of her career has remained particularly vivid in her memory.

It involved a young girl dying of cancer — and the girl's older sister.

Chaplain Debra Jarvis is the author of the book It's Not About the Hair: And Other Certainties of Life and Cancer.