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Flash mob, art and nature

The virtual "Get Me Bodied Flash Mob" on Tuesday Nov 5th -- 7:30am pacific time is on! 
I will be dancing in my little hospital gown and bouffant cap in the Mt. Zion operating room with the surgical and anesthesia teams. My fantasy is for you to play the song (found here: and dance wherever you happen to be (in the kitchen, the carwash, subway platform [Dan!], classroom, Labor and Delivery unit, wherever!) -- ideally at 7:30am but really anytime Tuesday. It would be extra remarkable if you could send me a photo (or, better yet, a short video segment) of you dancing (via or I have visions of a healing video montage. Nothing brings me greater joy than catalyzing others to dance, move, be in their bodies. Are you with me people?

and...another amazing day. I played hooky with Benjamin and Dahlia. I brought them to the Mt. Zion Art for Recovery/Cancer Resource Center. Creative genius Cindy Perlis helped the kids mold their swirling emotions into art. A beautiful morning of connection and expression. Cindy, you are a treasure. Then a beautiful afternoon at Pinehaven Farm (chicken dance photos attached). Thank you Riki for your patience, creative energy, kindness and wisdom. 

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Cynthia Glover
By Cynthia in Merrick
Just saw the Microsoft advertisement and had to google you. You are an inspiration- the world could use more people like you! You'll be in my prayers!
Martha Tobias
By martha tobias
You are awesome - had me dancing in my chair! Wishing you the best in 2014 and am adding you to my CaringBridge prayer list.
Debra Larochelle
By Debra Larochelle — last edited
Hi, I hope that you continue to get stronger Deborah. You are such an inspiration! I love all of the positive energy that you are putting into the world. Hugs.
Joan kacir
By Joan in Detroit
Amen Sister....Dance 'till you're Happy and Healthy!!! And then dance some more BECAUSE you're Happy and Healed!!!
Denise Santiago
By Denise Belen Santiago
I just saw you on an Microsoft add and decided to look you up. I will keep you and your spirit in mind during challenging times. By the way, if I ever need a 'party starter' in the South Bronx, I'll keep you in mind. Always, always wishing you and other survivors the best life has to offer
Brandi Harris
By Brandi Harris
Love it! We had same surgery same time. God Bless you!
Peggy Ann Scott
I love it Doc. Awesome song choice. I lost my sister to cancer this year in Feb. So now I am dancing the pain away. I heard you say on GMA you watched Soul Train growing up, well it paid off - Cause them dance moves was all that:)
Kim Tullar
By Kim
You are an inspiration. I cried as I watched that video knowing the strength you give the rest us!
Veronica Garcia
By Veronica
Love it, love it love it!!!!!!
C Woods
I absolutely love your was totally inspiring and to one of my favorite songs, I must say. I was dancing in my office chair with you guys. My mom is a 28 year breast cancer survivor and is now 76 and still loves to dance. Your video reminded me of her because she too has let nothing keep her down. I also believe as the "soul sister" I am, in observing your moves, I believe you have to have a little soul sister in you too. Thanks for sharing that. You and your back up dancers were awesome.