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Deb's Writing

Deb is an excellent writer who has contributed to over a dozen books. She has written several pieces about her breast cancer experiences. Below are the ones on the site now. Articles and essays by other writers also appear on the site.

Checkerboard Hair
Music of the Tube

Deb has contributed pieces to several books. Here are some that she thinks will interest women with breast cancer and their loved ones.

Uplift : Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors
by Barbara Delinsky
Author Barbara Delinsky is also a Breast Cancer Survivor. This successful writer (author of The Woman Next Door) has filled the book with stories, examples and tips. It's a must-read if you or someone you love has been diagnosed with breast cancer.
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Half Full: Forty Inspiring Stories of Optimism, Hope, and Faith
by Azriela Jaffe
This book offers forty true and moving stories give you inspiration and strength. These stories are about people, like you and me, who have faced great trials and who found the courage to triumph with optimism and grace. These are powerful stories that will help you through your own time of trial.
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Rest Stops for Busy Moms: Enough Peace and Quiet for a Full Day
by Susan Titus Osborn
If you're a busy mom, this book is for you. Each piece in this wonderful volume is short enough to read in those little spaces in your life. The pieces will remind you of friends and blessings and memories and other good things. They will tell you about overcoming trials. And they're accompanied by wonderful photographs that make each one more like an oasis than a simple rest stop. Buy extra copies for busy moms you know.
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Silver and Gold: Stories of Special Friendships
Compiled by Linda Evans Shepherd and Eva Marie Everson
This is a book by some fine woman writers about their special friendships. Special friendships are special for a variety of reasons but they all are links to people that we can't live without. The stories in this book, like the friendships they describe are truly "apples of silver in settings of gold."
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© Deb Haggerty  
Sometimes the urge to do something overwhelmingly fun and unexpected just seizes hold of Deb. Here she is at a party, planting a kiss on the cheek of surprised waiter who had complimented her just seconds before. This is Deb with Bonnie Ross Parker. Deb and Bonnie originally met online and quickly became good friends. She an example of the people, all over the country, who took on breast cancer walks and supported Deb in many ways. This is Deb with two good friends, Eva Marie Everson and Linda Evans Shepherd.