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For Madera artist Rose Wheeler, painting is a form of therapy.

“If you’re sad, start painting and you’ll soon forget,” said Wheeler, who has continued to paint despite battling rectal cancer and undergoing months of chemotherapy.

“That’s with anything that a person loves — if they get into it, they can forget time and forget themselves,” she said.

Wheeler, 80, also used painting to cope with the loss of her husband, who died last year...


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