The pink flamingos flew back

Amy Spindler
Amy Spindler, 40, died of a brain tumor in 2004 (1963-2004)

In 2001 a few months after my two brain surgeries (1999 and 2000) to remove a skull base tumor was successful, I engaged in a mentoring program to support other patients. Brain tumors are such a serious topic. And when you are in that environment, there is little humor. The endless string of appointments and waiting for results, surgeries, radiation, and in some cases, chemo are a drag. I wanted to bring an element of humor into my mentoring.

Amy Spindler was the third person I mentored and we … Read more...