Yes. In addition to Eric, my father has passed away from cancer. A friend of mine also lost a sister to cancer.
I worked at SC Johnson with Eric as an intern, which is how I came to know about LIFE. I am currently a grad student @ UW-Madison.
The reason that these years have been the best is that I think that I might have had a somewhat positive impact on your lives and perhaps your understanding of what cancer is and what it can do, to both those of us that it has personally attacked and those of us who know someone who is going through it. -Eric McLean
I just want children to be left with a better life than what I was left with," he said. "I want them to experience the feeling I had in my life when I realized that I really mattered. ~ Larry Hisle
Realistically, I have two more Olympic cycles in me. I'm not going to let this beat me. I've gained a lot of strength from you guys, if Eric can fight 5 times over I can overcome this one year of setbacks. ~ Chris Solinsky
Strange is our situation here upon earth. Each of us comes for a short visit, not knowing why, yet sometimes seeming to divine a purpose. From the standpoint of daily life, however, there is one thing we do know: that man is here for the sake of other men. ~ Albert Einstein
Never, never, never give up. ~ Winston Churchill
I have heard there are troubles of more than one kind. Some come from ahead and some come from behind. But I've bought a big bat. I'm all ready you see. Now my troubles are going to have troubles with me! ~ Dr. Seuss
Once you choose hope, anything's possible. ~ Christopher Reeve
If you're going through hell, keep going. ~ Winston Churchill