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    Thanks, Marilyn.  As I previously mentioned, Alive Day is a term that I first heard used on  Wounded Warrior communications by and about Iraqi war vets.  It is not my term, but I think it applies to our people as well.  I adopted it's use for my special ...

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    Hi Mary, Happy Anniversary! Congratulations on the quitting smoking as well!!! Keep it up, you're doing very well  😃😃 ------------------------------ michelle leverett Ridgecrest CA ------------------------------

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    Wow, Alive Day is a great term I remember when the surgeon left the exam room without giving me a follow up time. He said. I dint exoect to see you here again. He got a big hug!!! however ( 6 years postop) My cardiologist sees me every 6 month and ...

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    Thanks so much Ira for your reply....I like your term Alive Day very much and hope you are able to celebrate for many many years to come Mary H

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    Congratulations, Mary!  Every anniversary is a big deal.  I take off a whole week around mine just to contemplate how far I've come and how fortunate I am.  I've adopted the term used by wounded Iraqi War vets:  The anniversary of my CABGx5 surgery is ...