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Of the Three Bernies, He’s the Generous One

Even someone as cheerful as Bernie Linder fought dark thoughts when he headed into a chemotherapy treatment room at Pardee Hospital.

“Making it bearable is a large part of this process,” he said. “You walk in there and it can be a tough place. It’s a gloomy procedure.”

Linder, 81, is grateful to this day — 14 years after cancer treatment — that he got an extraordinary nurse with an extraordinary gift for lifting the darkness. “What was important was her attitude,” he said. “She made it much more acceptable.”

Even someone as cheerful as Bernie Linder fought dark thoughts when he headed into a chemotherapy treatment room at Pardee Hospital.

“Making it bearable is a large part of this process,” he said. “You walk in there and it can be a tough place. It’s a gloomy procedure.”

Linder, 81, is grateful to this day — 14 years after cancer treatment — that he got an extraordinary nurse with an extraordinary gift for lifting the darkness. “What was important was her attitude,” he said. “She made it much more acceptable.”

Read the Hendersonville Lightning article.

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