I'm not comfortable being preachy, but more people need to start spending as much time in the library as they do on the basketball court.
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.
I have always thought that writers come with any variety of attributes. Some are capable and some aren't.
OK, I'll put it like this: I doubt if we will see another All-American basketball athlete who is a Rhodes Scholar.
Brian F. O'Byrne