I may take the podium, and I may have the microphone, but when I look into that sea of men, women and children who have gathered together, slept in tents, cooked around campfires, and joined one another to fight a seemingly unconquerable enemy, I will simply say I am Geraldine Lloyd
, a cancer survivor -- and because of them, hope makes all things possible.
Tip 56: "Hope begins in the dark, the stubborn hope that if you just show up and try to do the right thing, the dawn will come.
You wait and watch and work: You don't give up.
Geraldine Lloyd is an artist/writer and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org