Cindy Small
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Cindy Small arrived in N. Alabama following Hurricane Katrina in 2005. A native of New Orleans, she graduated from Tulane University with an undergraduate degree in Journalism and Masters in Historic Preservation Studies. She spends her spare time writing a weekly “Spotlight” column for The Decatur Daily as well as reading her non-fiction short stories on NPR. Published in various literary journals, her writings are always humorous added with a speck of arsenic.

 I’ve always adored summers as my body pleaded for Vitamin D and a Coppertone tan. Days at the beach in June reminded me that

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Editor's note:  As we celebrate National Survivors Month, we celebrate amazing people like Cindy Small who are brave enough to share their journeys.    New

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Mother’s Day is arriving soon for many and according to stats, it is the busiest holiday for restaurants, florists and Hallmark card stockers. But

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At last, soon we will all be thawing out and embracing the sweetness of spring.  I thought I would never defrost this winter. Eyeing

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Shadowing a cancer diagnosis, it is only natural for your world to fill with sadness, anger and grieving. Depression from your disease, on the

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As an ovarian cancer survivor, time and the significance of holidays have become very important to me. February is a month to focus on

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Cancer survivor gratitude? Hurricane Katrina survivor gratitude? When I think of this as a topic for a piece of writing, at first my tendency

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Worse than Katrina: How I used my New Orleans roots to overcome cancer I am a survivor. I haven’t earned any trophies nor escaped wild

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