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Brian Paglia: Lessons from my father
My dad taught me that it was OK to embrace the uncomfortable feelings we all get, but I also grew up on his near-non-stop humor. - Photo courtesy Brian Paglia
In 2013, I started to think about what I would say at my dad’s funeral. My father, Peter, was diagnosed with liver cancer that May. The conventional chemotherapy regimen didn’t work, though doctors ordered it to continue to hold back the cancer. They were biding time for a transplant.