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Thanks for the answers guys. I prefer the old lever between the front seats. Lots of fun doing hand brake turns on slippery syrfaces. (7 hours ago)
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Yes, isn't it great! There were many races, fundraising and awareness activities world wide. I am happy that the message about life with an ostomy is being shared. Stanley was happy too:) We are not alone. Take care. LH (October 6th, 2015)
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Hi, LH.I also did not know of this day. Yeah for us. Can we have a parade? Oh I feel so special, Rosie does too. Rosiesmom (October 6th, 2015)
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Good luck and best wishes Bill (October 6th, 2015)
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thoughts and prayers for a good report... keep the faith (October 5th, 2015)
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geez, I didn't know we had a day..!! happy world ostomy day to you also (October 5th, 2015)
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Thanks for everyones input. And thanks FLsun for the great news, Congrats!It seems as if there is a feared based thought for most regarding the BCIR. It is human nature to fear the unknown. I'm still asking lots of questions. Inquiring minds wan... (October 4th, 2015)
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