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  • Jun27thin Zipperlist Updates FamilyShotAussies

    Serious News and Serious Gratitude

    Dear Family and Friends, I love you all very much. Thank you for the outpouring of support of emails, cards, photos and everything else. They have meant the absolute world to me in the past few weeks. I set out in my life to make an impact in this world - a Ben-shaped dent - by making the world...

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  • Jun24thin Zipperlist Updates JennyBenji-RidingSteve

    Send Me Love!

    Dear Family and Friends, Things have been getting pretty complicated for me over the last week. We’ve had some ups and downs, but we’re getting through it with support from our family, friends and doctors. I would like to ask a favor from all of you. I would really appreciate hearing a...

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  • May20thin Zip-a-dee-doo-dah,
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    Stupid Things People Say When You Have Cancer!

    Stupid Things People Say When You Have Cancer!

    Dear Family and Friends, As promised in my last update, Kristin and I finished our movie, “Stupid Things People Say When You Have Cancer”! We filmed a bunch of our friends recreating all the crazy things people have said to me over the years, along with some of the wonderful things, and...

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  • May19thin Zipperlist Updates Ben and Izzy

    Screw You, Sea Squirts.

    It’s been a rough couple of months. We re-scanned my spine after two treatments of the Sea Squirt Solution to discover those little slackers did absolutely nothing. Worse than nothing, really, because my tumors continued to grow. Turns out, they only work in about 70% of Myxoid Liposarcoma...

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  • Jan14thin Zipperlist Updates SeaSquirtPowers

    Super Sea Squirt Powers Activate!

    This one isn’t going to be funny. I haven’t written one of these for about a year. The surgery to take out half of my right lung was, for what it’s worth, successful. I figured I’d write when I felt better to give the all-clear. There were some pretty nasty complications, which...

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  • Dec29thin Zipperlist Updates You wanna piece of me?

    Taking it to the Next Level

    You wanna piece of me? Dear Family and Friends, I hope each and every one of you had a joyful holiday! As we go into the new year, there have been some developments with the Three Stooges, so I thought it was time to send out an update. Despite the best efforts of my chemotherapy, Larry and...

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  • Jul20thin Zipperlist Updates the-three-stooges-three-stooges-32136881-1231-970

    Starring the Three Stooges!

    Dear Family and Friends, Happy Summer! I am past due for sending out an update. When last we left our Super Secret Agent Pirate, he was running amok Arrr-ing and avast-ing on the streets of New York. Have no fear, I have resumed my former incognito Super Secret status, as I no longer am required...

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  • Mar16thin Zipperlist Updates 2014-01-26 17.35.37

    The Good, The Bad and The Super Secret Agent Pirate

    Dear Family and Friends, Happy New Year, if I can still get away with saying that! 2013 turned out to be a very great year: we kicked Cancer’s ass, had an amazing benefit, kicked Cancer’s ass again, I landed a great new full-time job (with full-time benefits) and Kristin successfully sold...

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  • Sep17thin Zipperlist Updates What's Next? Hopefully a vacation...

    What’s Next

    Dear Family and Friends, I apologize for this update coming much later than I'd intended, but I have very good news to share: The Little Bastard has been downgraded to The Little Brat, and The-Tumor-That-Shall-Not-Be-Named has been downgraded to The-Tumor-That-Is-Barely-Worth-Mentioning. Both of...

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  • Jun19thin Zipperlist Updates Did you know you are my hero?

    The Wind Beneath My Wings

    Dear Family and Friends, Well, the results are in! The Tumor Who Shall Not Be Named is shrinking. The life is being choked out of it and blood is no longer flowing to it. We'll keep an eye out over the next couple of months, watching as it withers away and hopefully dies completely. If it gets...

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