Monday, February 26, 2024

Swamp Things

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“Beneath Flowing Water Lies Firm Ground”

Lost deep in life’s swamp, facing cancer, fear, and a doctor’s deadly prognosis. Mired in muck, desperately seeking firm footing, how I found hope’s inspiration through boyhood comic book lessons, U.S. Army Ranger School Instructors, duck hunting trips with my father, and Swamp Things.

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A veteran north country writer & story teller raised in Saranac Lake, Dick enjoys “Living in the Day I Am In”, and then writing about it. A severely speech impaired 3x cancer survivor, his pen is his voice. He shares many of his Adirondack Outlaw adventures & tales here. Read the rest on his blog @

2 Responses

  1. Dan Way says:

    Great story! I was a reader of the Man-Thing, Marvel Comics’ version of the Swamp-Thing. It’s amazing and inspiring to hear stories of overcoming life-threatening conditions. As a primary care physician for 37 years, my motto has been “that which doesn’t kill you makes you stronger “.

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