NO TIME WASTED: Anema battles cancer, defends dissertation
(Dec. 14, 2011)
John Anema’s bucket list may seem ordinary to some. There’s no faraway vacation or extreme sport. Spending time with family and friends tops his “to do” list, which got a little shorter in October.
That’s when Anema, who is battling lung cancer that has spread to his brain, defended his dissertation for a doctoral degree in rehabilitation studies from East Carolina University. He graduates Dec. 16 and will be hooded by Dr. Paul Alston, former longtime chair of the department. Read more...