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  • (trying extremely hard to not put my foot in my mouth)

    I'm not sure if what you have is genetic or it's just blind luck.

    But chance can indeed be the most strange and wonderous and cruel of things.

    It seems so counter-intuitive that you can say, with great certainty, that you will never win the lottery, but that someone will always win the lottery.

    And that it continues to be true that you will never win the lottery, right up to the moment that you do win, at which time it's STILL not surprising because somebody had to win it.

    Or in your case, sadly, loses. :(

    I hope I speak for all of us when I say we all hope the treatment goes well, and that you beat this thing.
    • I'm not sure if what you have is genetic or it's just blind luck.

      First of all thank you for your kind words, which I take as an encouragement. Speaking of genetics, as I like to say I'm not afro-nippo-scandinavian, for example, but I'm still confident I should have a faily rich genetic pool, as I'm for one half from the south of Piedmont (Alto Monferrato, Acqui Terme, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Acqui_Terme [wikipedia.org]) with a known great-great-grandfather of Ligurian origins, one fourth Emilian, one eighth Sloveni

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