Woman with Cancer Allegedly Fired in Passive-Aggressive Letter

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You know we wouldn't needlessly raise your blood pressure this early on a Friday morning, so believe us when we say you really need to listen to this woman's outrageous story.

Carol Jumper of Hopewell Township, Pa. says one week after she informed her longtime employer of her cancer diagnosis, he sent a letter to her home explaining he had let her go.

"You are currently engaged in a battle against cancer that will be demanding physically, mentally, and emotionally," Dr. George Visnich wrote to Jumper. "You will not be able to function in my office at the level required while battling for your life. Because of this, I am laying you off without pay as of August 11, 2014."

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Since Jumper shared it with her sister, the condescending and cowardly note has picked up Internet steam. Supporters of Jumper have started a Facebook group and begun fundraising efforts.

Dr. Visnich's attorney Larry Kelly told the Times Online that Visnich placed Jumper on unemployment status so she could collect compensation during her treatment, "with the understanding that when she is feeling better, she can come back to work."

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