Introduction to the Storytellers
About Storyteller John

John is a 59 year old widower (his wife passes of ovarian cancer 3 years ago. He has 4 adult children, 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lives with his 40 year old son on the reservation. He works full time at the tribal casino as a "money changer". He has private insurance from the tribe and is also eligible for IHS services. He has a 1998 pick-up truck. He was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. The nearest cancer center is 120 miles one way; English is his second language (Native language is his first); He just started a relationship immediately prior to his diagnosis. (quote, "my wife had a terrible time, am I going to have the same pain as she did. I didn't know men could get this disease.")

Names and ages of John's children:
31 year old = Gerald
35 year old = Joseph
38 year old = Marie
40 year old = Sarah

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