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2008-08-18 09:01:01

CHICAGO, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- When the doctor told Dionne she had breast cancer, she was stunned. This wasn't supposed to happen. She had children, a husband, and a family that needed her. She would have to undergo extensive chemotherapy, which meant spending money she didn't have.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.