Cancer

Del Mar Library to host cancer-surviving author

Del Mar Library to host cancer-surviving author

Glen Kirkpatrick Jr. and his wife, Debbie Kirkpatrick, authors of “Overcome: A Story of Intervention, Rescue, and Redemption.” Courtesy

Having lived through Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a recurrence and numerous other conditions, Glen Kirkpatrick Jr. finally embraced the idea: He was a survivor.

“I had been on my cancer journey for more than 20 years before I ever called myself a survivor,” the Mira Mesa resident says in his recently released book, “Overcome: A Story of Intervention, Rescue, and Redemption,” which he co-wrote with his wife, Debbie Kirkpatrick.

“Debbie and I have experienced numerous setbacks and have had to make adjustments in every area of our...

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