Shasti O’Leary-Soudant and Jethro Soudant

Jethro Soudant talks with his wife, Shasti O’Leary-Soudant, about her fight with Hodgkin’s disease. In what was “the happiest and the worst day” of her life, as the disease and treatment made her sick, she recalls that a joke Jethro told her made it all seem better.

Originally aired February 17, 2006, on NPR’s Morning Edition.