Do you usually commemorate your date of diagnosis?
Yes, but it's a sad day for us
Yes, and we do something fun
No, because it's a sad day for us
No, because it's not that important to us
No, because it's been so long now
No, for some other reason
Total votes: 447
Do you usually commemorate your date of diagnosis?Poll dates: December 17 - 24, 2006
Total Votes: 447
Look through a handful of quilt panels in the Quilt for Life. You see birthdate, then diagnosis date -- the date a life changed forever.
We wondered what families do on this date. Some have reported doing something fun for their child, some are overcome with emotion even years later, some don't do anything.
One-quarter of our readers report commemorating the day and doing something fun. Almost two-thirds -- 60% -- don't commemorate, for various reasons.
Last Updated: Sunday December 24, 2006 12:40:56
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