Introduction to the Storytellers
About Storyteller Helen

Helen is a 35 year old woman who has been diagnosed with aggressive cancer (inflammatory); sister and mother both have been diagnosed with cancer; 10th grade education; Traditional practices and lives in urban area and no family close by; has four children and divorced from alcoholic, abusive husband; Medicaid insurance coverage; very modest, lives 100 miles from cancer center; has an old car; local phone service most months of the year. Experiencing a lot of pain from her cancer. Not good communicator (English is fluent).


14 year old = Nina
16 year old = Mathew
18 year old = Patrick
20 year old = Carl

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