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Gene W Strasser (Stragw)

Joined 8 years ago from Lake Orion, Michigan




My name is Gene Strasser. There is not very much to say about myself. I have a passion for creative writing but haven't pursued it for nearly 17 years. Tried to start that novel but never finished. Even though I have written a number of short stories I never showed anyone in my immediate family until just recently. They urged me to start writing again so here I am at Hubpages.

Interested in science and science fiction. I have many other interests but I guess I am simply a generalist. I truly admire a lot of people here on Hubpages who are such specialists about their interests and their topics. I am amazed at how knowledgeable everyone is. I can only aspire to get to that level.

Also interested in fitness and have always tried to take care of myself but I have now ended up being a two time cancer survivor.

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  • Beauty Is The Last Prejudice

    Beauty Is The Last Prejudice

    17 months ago

    I was annoyed as I heard a women giggling and carrying on as she and three other guys were talking two isles down from where I was sitting. Further away, I could also hear a man talking on the phone as his words drifted...

  • Macular Pucker

    Macular Pucker

    4 years ago

    Glaucoma. Macular Degeneration. Cataracts. Diabetic Retinopathy. These are the more well known eye problems or diseases that we have to watch out for to protect our eyesight, but there is another age related disease...

  • The Most Creative Person That I Have Ever Met

    The Most Creative Person That I Have Ever Met

    2 years ago

    This is my story, when in my college days, I met and became friends with Dwayne McDuffie.

  • Surviving Cancer - Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    Surviving Cancer - Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    2 years ago

    In the spring of 1995 I was diagnosed with Hodgkin’s Lymphoma . Of the four types it was the mixed cellularity type. The cancer first appeared as a lump on the right side of my neck and soon progressed as a series of...

  • The Other Symptoms Of Cancer - Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    The Other Symptoms Of Cancer - Hodgkin's Lymphoma

    5 years ago

    After my own experience I would hope that no one ever gets cancer. Unfortunately this will most likely never be the case. Over a million people will be diagnosed with cancer next year in the United States. I myself had...

  • The Amiga Computer Lives On

    The Amiga Computer Lives On

    5 months ago

    It was my first PC. I bought it back in 1986. By 1990 I was crazy enough to own three of them. Somehow, which I can’t exactly put my finger on, this computer was a thrill to use. Why? Maybe because it was way ahead of...