30 05, 2010

Jeffrey’s Music Library

By |2017-09-18T06:55:00-04:00May 30th, 2010|Building Stuff, Creativity, Giving, Leaving a Legacy, Patient Stories|1 Comment

Jeffrey Liss was a natural leader whose work as an attorney was often dedicated to advocating for the public interest. In addition to helping those in need, Jeffrey was passionate about music and, in it, found great comfort and empowerment, especially during his fight against pancreatic cancer. He shared his passion by creating a music library to benefit other patients being treated at Johns Hopkins. Click below to hear more.  

16 05, 2010

Barbara’s Blankets

By |2017-09-18T06:55:17-04:00May 16th, 2010|Building Stuff, Creativity, Giving, Leaving a Legacy, Patient Stories|Comments Off on Barbara’s Blankets

Gary Metz has lost two wives to cancer. Here, he talks about his second wife, Barbara Levine, who made quilts for her two daughters as a way to leave behind her warmth and love.  

2 02, 2010

Cyndi’s Cookbook

By |2017-09-18T06:55:18-04:00February 2nd, 2010|Creativity, Leaving a Legacy, Patient Stories|Comments Off on Cyndi’s Cookbook

Cyndi, a friendly, slender woman with long red hair, was in her mid 50s when she was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer. A nutritionist by training, she knew all too well how serious her diagnosis was. Cyndi grew up on a farm in the Midwest and, after college, spent three years in the Peace Corps. She earned degrees in nutrition and spent her career sharing her knowledge with people around the world. An advocate for vegetarianism, Cyndi traveled the globe – the Middle East, India and West Africa, to name a few – sharing both her love for food and her passion for proper nutrition. She worked with malnourished families to help them make the most of food they had. She was the lead nutritionist for a major health initiative at George Washington University. Over the years she amassed a collection of recipes and cooking techniques so vast and diverse it [...]