When I got cancer, everyone brought food. I finally told them what I really wanted
A tip from someone who’s been there: You don’t have to eat the chicken wings.
April 19, 2023, 9:11 AM CDT
By Julie Devaney Hogan, TODAY
My grandfather passed away when I was in middle school. I remember getting dismissed early from class, and heading to my grandparents’ house with my family and cousins, where within hours, the food started coming.
Lots of it.
Chicken pot pies, cookies, trays of macaroni — you name it — all arriving in tinfoil, and placed on the dining room table.