KILLINGWORTH, CT - 23 OCTOBER 2007 -112008JT09-
Marie Tyrrell greets her husband Paul as he gets home from work to their double wide mobile home in Killingworth on Oct. 23, 2007. The two bought the home when Paul got a job in Old Saybrook and Marie was diagnosed with stage four lung cancer, forcing the couple to cancel plans of buying a retirement home in the South, sell their Middlebury house and opt for a home near Paul's employment. Marie had begun her fourth round of chemo in September 2007, and the side effects caused her to sleep about 18 hours a day.
Josalee Thrift / Republican-American