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German bishop writes about divorce and breast cancer battle

Oktober 01, 2009

Leipzig, Germany (ENI). A German bishop has written about her divorce and her battle against breast cancer in a new book in which she discusses themes affecting women that include beauty, aging and overcoming fear and death. In her book with the title, "In der Mitte des Lebens" (In the Middle of Life), published on 15 September, Bishop Margot Kässmann has written of how in the middle of life, one is faced by radical changes and how even long-term relationships can fail.



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