I think race has been a burden for black Americans. Being Muslim has also been a challenge because so many people do not understand Islam.
The type of leukemia that I am dealing with is treatable. So if I do what my doctors tell me to do - get my blood checked regularly, take my meds and consult with my doctor and follow any additional instructions he might make - I will be able to maintain my good health and live my life with a minimum of disruptions to my lifestyle.
There are a lot of authors in the world, so it's difficult to find a unique niche to present your take on things. That is always a challenge for any author.
I listen to jazz mainly. Mainstream jazz.
John White Geary