A solemn question!

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A solemn question!

Postby BobF on August 2nd, 2012, 9:34 pm

Hi Tom,
I survived cancer last year after 6 months of chemotherapy. The birth of my daughter just prior to my illness drove me on. I am aware of the losses we as fans and you as a colleague and friend must feel of late. During my journey , I made trips to those I had lost touch with or neglected.
My question is: Is there anyone today who you would like to catch up with or are sorrowful that time or distance has separated you from for too long?
Thank you Tom
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Re: A solemn question!

Postby Tom Baker on August 29th, 2012, 2:31 pm

Dear Bob,

Great news about the birth of your daughter, congratulations.

But your question is impossible for me. I can't imagine not existing. I can't imagine having a terminal cancer and thinking about people I have neglected. I once commiserated with an actor I knew - six feet five and 18 stone he had been. On the day I met him he was about 9 stone and looked like he might expire before I could count to ten. It was CANCER alright. I expressed my regret and he said: "Don't be sorry old chap, there's an awful lot of it (cancer) about and somebody has to have it". I hope I could say that in case of.........

Best wishes and congrats again about the baby. What's her name?

Tom
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