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Advocate

Advocate It is easier to reach out and touch companies and brands now than ever before. Some companies are more responsive as a result. Become a cure cancer advocate by sending emails and tweets to your favorite brands asking them to support Martin's Ride and the Cure Cancer Movement.

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Posted: June 12, 2010 by Martin Smith | with 0 comments | Tagged as: cancer, cure, movement, research, Advocate

Martins Ride Need Free Lunches

Martins Ride Need Free Lunches We are traveling Route 66 America. Thankfully you can't ride a bicycle on the interstate. We will highlight independent, special and great things out there in America. Things that may not be on the main radar. We also need to eat sixty lunches. Since every dollar we spent is a dollar we can't give to cancer research, we hope to trade blog posts for free lunches.

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Posted: June 11, 2010 by Martin Smith | with 0 comments | Tagged as: Free_Lunch

Why I Love Duke Cancer

Why I Love Duke Cancer  Is it strange to love a cancer hospital? Not really and I explain why. 

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Posted: June 10, 2010 by Martin Smith | with 0 comments | Tagged as: Love_Duke_Cancer

Slouching Toward Acceptance

Slouching Toward Acceptance

Does cancer have mystical benefits? Sounds crazy, but maybe taking out the trash has mystical benefit if we are open. I found something during chemotherapy I may not have found with the Big C. This post discuss how cancer taught me to slouch toward acceptance.

This post is dedicated to art collector and actor Dennis Hopper who died yesterday at 74 from prostate cancer. Vaya Con Dios Dennis.

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Posted: May 30, 2010 by Martin Smith | with 0 comments | Tagged as: Acceptance

Roger Ebert Is My Brother

Roger Ebert Is My Brother Film Critic Roger Ebert's battle with cancer illustrates important lessons for life, love and survivorship. Ebert's happiness and joy despite losing his ability to eat and speak are an inspiration though I doubt he would see it that way. I spoke with Ebert once after a movie in Chicago. This post is about what a brave man teaches. Luckily Ebert's lessons about cancer survivorship, identity, love and expression continue in print, blog posts and upcoming memoirs.

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Posted: May 14, 2010 by Martin Smith | with 0 comments | Tagged as: Roger_Ebert

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