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  • A triumphant return and important message from Sam Riegel.
    Thank you to USC Keck Medical Center & Sam's care team for keeping our boy Sam healthy. While Sam is not a doctor, we do encourage you to check in with your professional medical care team for guidance related to your own health.
    And, of course, thank YOU for your patience, understanding, and respect for Sam’s privacy while he's been on the mend. We appreciate you!
    For more cancer-related resources, please visit CancerCare.org
    #SamRiegel #CriticalRole #CancerAwareness
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  • @Vergilius78
    @Vergilius78 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +25547

    Ashley's little picture of Sam on the table for the past few months takes on a whole different meaning all of a sudden. So happy you are better, Sam. You're literally the best.

    • @Quotenwagnerianer
      @Quotenwagnerianer 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +965

      And now we know why they got so emotional when he returned. Not simply because he was gone for a while, but because he was very unwell, and he is better now.

    • @anitaardi4456
      @anitaardi4456 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +194

      ouch. That hurt my heart.

    • @alicereturned9720
      @alicereturned9720 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +73

      That hurt - thank you.

    • @nonspiderweb
      @nonspiderweb 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +193

      Oh Damn!? I hadn't thought of that. Up to now I had taken it as a sarcastic "in memorial" or something. This totally re-contextualizes that.

    • @Antomausk
      @Antomausk 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +26

      This breaks my heart

  • @leanderdegoede5598
    @leanderdegoede5598 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +14204

    Damn.... For a voice actor, having to relearn how to speak must have been terrifying. Glad to see he's doing well.

    • @SnarkyZazu
      @SnarkyZazu 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +377

      That was my first thought too, thank goodness that he is doing well

    • @BegitoBuru
      @BegitoBuru 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +541

      Whats crazier is he may never have that range of voices anymore. I hop he gets he old mojo back, but we may have to say bye to alot of his iconic voices if they strain his condition

    • @kaekaeno
      @kaekaeno 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +323

      ​@@BegitoBuru I can only imagine how difficult recording Nott for Mighty Nein series is going to be now

    • @jonmoore873
      @jonmoore873 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +190

      It’s the swallowing bit! The day you learn that it’s not an instinct is a very weird day! Concentration face

    • @blackhawc39
      @blackhawc39 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +81

      I know this is a very emotional moment, but do you think Sam ever had to show doctors that one ad-read he did where he shoved a bunch of stuff in his mouth?
      No but seriously we all hope for the smoothest of recoveries for you, Sam! ❤

  • @sinbushido202
    @sinbushido202 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +381

    "But mostly, I miss talking and thinking about anything other than cancer" Really put into perspective how dominating it is over your life. It's not just a threat or an illness, it's a process. It's survival. It's staying alive, but slow as possible while also having to somehow juggle the rest of your life because it doesn't just stop because you're in pain. And still coming back to deliver us smiles and laughter, in spite of wounds and utter exhaustion. Godspeed, Sam Riegel, Godspeed.

    • @Thermalions
      @Thermalions 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      Not something I'd really thought of before, despite having work colleagues who've gone through treatment - some successfully, some not so much.

    • @sinbushido202
      @sinbushido202 3 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      @@Thermalions Condolences, I know how rough and strange that can be. Hope you and yours that are still here well (And those who have passed, peace)

  • @corylcreates
    @corylcreates 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +146

    Not me thinking he was going to bait and switch with something like "but most of all, I missed telling you about our sponsors." 😭 Recover well, Sam. ❤

    • @mo-akif
      @mo-akif 4 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      Linus has entered the chat.

  • @AllieKitaguchi
    @AllieKitaguchi 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +18255

    I hope I can speak for all critters and say that while having Sam back is a blessing, having him be healthy and happy is of the utmost importance. If there's anything anyone can do, any support than can be offered, I hope Sam knows he has it in spades. Love you, Sam!

  • @Cryodrake
    @Cryodrake 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +5782

    For those who didn't notice, when Sam introduced his new character he had a neck wound and he was dying asking for his friends to help heal him, absolutely amazing acting Sam. I hope you continue to heal.

    • @ANEMPL
      @ANEMPL 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +114

      That like the first this I thought of as well it makes me cry thinking about that 😢

    • @petbird19
      @petbird19 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +23

      Mind blown!

    • @danielmoriarty9273
      @danielmoriarty9273 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +42

      Just realized that now.

    • @danielmoriarty9273
      @danielmoriarty9273 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +153

      All of those tongue jokes he’s made really hits hard now

    • @chrisrudolf9839
      @chrisrudolf9839 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +110

      It was a brilliant move to cover up his medical issue, which he understandably wouldn't have wanted to reveal at the life show. Amazing commitment of Sam to do the life show in that state when he is still struggeling with his voice like that as we saw in just that 5 minute bit. Not so much "amazing acting", since it turns out all that throat wound related stuff was much less of an act and more an issue of him actually still struggeling to speak.

  • @LadyoftheDreamless14
    @LadyoftheDreamless14 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

    i dont even go here and yet when sam started to cry i did too. Im very very happy to hear hes doing better. I wish him a very speedy, but restful recovery.

  • @s.schoen
    @s.schoen 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +178

    We love and have missed you SOOOO MUCH, Sam! Please know that Critters, like me, are sending you love and positive energy as you get back to being 100%!

  • @Soutar3DG
    @Soutar3DG 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +11407

    Now we know exactly why he said "see you in season 4" he thought he'd be on a very long road to recovery, so glad he's doing well!

    • @f.faucon6681
      @f.faucon6681 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1151

      This also puts a whole different perspective on FCG's sacrifice and the cast emotions, why the cast was so emotional when he came back in the live show, and why his voice felt different. So glad he's recovering and back.

    • @Saena
      @Saena 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +208

      ​@f.faucon6681 I'm starting to feel like the only person who didn't notice that his voice was different at the live show! Although historically I don't always pick up on changes like that 🤷‍♀️

    • @les_bro
      @les_bro 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +180

      @@f.faucon6681 I was wondering why his voice sounded different in the live-show too, but honestly after still being fresh in recovery I'm in awe that he could get up and perform at such a large event!

    • @anitaardi4456
      @anitaardi4456 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +136

      @@f.faucon6681 I had figured it was just the way he was playing the character. This puts it completely different!

    • @maxdoblinger1749
      @maxdoblinger1749 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +160

      @@Soutar3DG that explains why they all cried, sooo much.
      They thought, that might be the last time they have a chance to play with him

  • @howenhiem4536
    @howenhiem4536 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +2729

    when i first saw laura say " im gonna cry" and her and ashley both cried when sam came back during the live show, i just thought they were happy to finally play with their friend again. To hear this, to see they all went through this with him and saw his hardest days. I get now it meant something so much more to them, because they knew everything he went through to get back on that stage. They must of been so proud of him. Our Faithful Care Giver 💛

    • @JanusSanoRicardi
      @JanusSanoRicardi 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +81

      OMG the minotaur had a scar at its neck where Sam has one now....

    • @loyboys
      @loyboys 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      @@howenhiem4536 which live show/episode was the one you mean?

    • @k1tkat-kate
      @k1tkat-kate 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +15

      I started cheering when he walked on stage for the liveshow, but at that time had no idea what he'd been dealing with. What a sweet moment that must have been!

    • @crisdekker8223
      @crisdekker8223 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +15

      @@loyboys The last one, campaign 3 episode 98: The Nox engine. Sam enters at the 55th minute.

    • @Abyrae
      @Abyrae 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +66

      Makes me even more frustrated at the people that kept complaining again and again all over the chat and on social media about Sam still not being back yet, and demanding answers from the rest of the cast because "your fans made you popular, you owe them explanations". As if the others were going to tell the world such a personal thing as "Sam is battling cancer" until the moment Sam himself was ready to reveal such.

  • @r.t.selwynjustice3632
    @r.t.selwynjustice3632 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +114

    My uncle lost his fight with HPV-caused esophageal carcinoma about 15 years ago, and it is still deeply moving to hear of anyone going through that experience.
    We're all so glad that you're recovering, and hope that you get the rest of your life back soon.

  • @jakeleggett5867
    @jakeleggett5867 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +17

    It’s crazy how many people would have ignored that symptom, he literally saved his own life.
    Getting real sick of hearing about cancer killing people, this was a very well needed change of pace. Thankyou for sharing

  • @FancyRPGCanada
    @FancyRPGCanada 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +3737

    A voice actor getting an oral cancer is terrifying. I’m so glad Sam is doing better and sounds amazing for what he went through. Congratulations on fighting cancer and winning!

    • @Mediados
      @Mediados 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +131

      I can only imagine how terrible the feeling must have been, to lose your most valuable body part and not knowing if it will ever return the way it was. The voice is everything to a voice actor in particular.

    • @Domesthenes
      @Domesthenes 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      Yeah, that was my first thought.

    • @tam4284
      @tam4284 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +46

      I got teary when I thought how upset he would be to lose his beautiful singing voice 😢

    • @chaselevinson7950
      @chaselevinson7950 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +45

      Sam is a multitalented individual - don’t forget that he won his Emmy for directing!

    • @alteryl
      @alteryl 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +11

      This happened to Bruce Dickinson of Iron Maiden fame too, except it was tongue cancer instead of tonsil cancer as well. The worst time he could have gotten really.

  • @lalkorcan
    @lalkorcan 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +6332

    In Turkish we say “geçmiş olsun” meaning “May this stay in the past” instead of “get well soon”. May this journey stay in the past for you dear Sam, and I wish you and your family the best❤

    • @jinxydoll
      @jinxydoll 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +123

      That is such a good sentiment.

    • @LawloGaming
      @LawloGaming 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +11

      I've tried many translators and they all translate this to "get well soon". I do not speak Turkish, nor know much about the language at all. Could you help me understand why all the translators contradict you?

    • @eceb4355
      @eceb4355 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +167

      @@LawloGaming both geçmiş olsun and get well soon are used in the same context, which is wishing the recovery of a sick person. that's probably why the translator does that. but while the english one wishes for a recovery in the future, the turkish "geçmiş olsun", as the original commenter said, wishes the illness (or whatever negative situation really, we use it in all bad cases) to immediately be over and become a thing of the past

    • @LadyElvan
      @LadyElvan 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +25

      I'm stealing this, if I may. I like that SO much better!

    • @Super00Specs
      @Super00Specs 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +11

      What a wonderful saying

  • @Heabs_thoughts
    @Heabs_thoughts 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +38

    As a HPV cervical cancer survivor, this is so important to get out there. Thank you for sharing your story.

  • @briangraves7008
    @briangraves7008 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    Glad to see you are alright Sam!! Cancer rolled a NAT 1 and you rolled a NAT 20! Love you guys. Stay safe!

  • @JamieChambers
    @JamieChambers 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +4180

    When my daughter had cancer eight years ago Sam and other members of the CR cast sent messages of support and shared links that meant so much to our family. I'm so glad Sam received successful treatment and that we have medical technology to both cure and - more importantly, prevent - this type of cancer. Take care of yourselves and your loved ones, people.

    • @kelleren4840
      @kelleren4840 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +15

      ❤❤❤❤❤

    • @sneakerhead4236
      @sneakerhead4236 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      Wow 😢

    • @emilymaeflower93
      @emilymaeflower93 14 วันที่ผ่านมา

      +

    • @bayoubilly5176
      @bayoubilly5176 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +12

      I'm literally leaving work right now to go get my hpv shot cuz I've put it off for a decade... Ty again, yet again Sam.

  • @washtubz
    @washtubz 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +862

    What a cruel diagnosis for someone who makes his living off his voice. You can tell he fought hard to get it back, what a legend.

  • @c.a.2945
    @c.a.2945 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +31

    My Dad faced cancer (and survived) and there's no words to convey how terrifying it was and how very glad and relieved we are to hear you're okay, Sam. Welcome back. You are so very loved.

  • @tabie.519
    @tabie.519 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    My mom is fighting cancer right now. Thanks for an inspiring word.

  • @WolfiePH
    @WolfiePH 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1767

    After losing a bit of his voice/throat/tongue functionality especially, Sam still chose to play another talkative bard with a gruff accent.
    He's didn't just beat cancer, he's rising above it and didn't let it limit his choices.
    You are the best of us Sam Riegel. Hope your recovery is as easy as being a lovable human being that you are.

    • @Luna-uc1mc
      @Luna-uc1mc 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      Ikr

  • @dashabiletska875
    @dashabiletska875 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1835

    I love the fact that they didn't cut the talk. He repeated everything for them to be able to make a clean cut and yet they didn't.
    And Sam? All the love from your critter family. We're there for you every step of the way!

    • @t4rtee819
      @t4rtee819 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +105

      they didn't cut really emotional part with him tearing up too
      like they knew we all needed half a minute to cry with him a bit

    • @jeremymorse713
      @jeremymorse713 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +44

      Our guy is a professional, right?! Even when he's sharing something deeply personal. ❤

    • @ForeverDegenerate
      @ForeverDegenerate 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +39

      @@jeremymorse713 Yep. You can remove the "voice" from the "actor," but you can't remove the "actor" from the "voice." And if you'll remember, way back in Liam's One-Shot where they played themselves and they had to "voice act" as part of the game, Sam was the only one who did a repeated pick-ups bit. I mean, sure it was done for a laugh, but it also shows the type of actor that Sam is. It's, clearly, in Sam's DNA to be as perfect as he can when he's pre-recording something.

    • @KaitLynnHt
      @KaitLynnHt 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +25

      Yeah, I think keeping it real and keeping that struggle is important. It can be very validating for anyone else struggling with a similar issue to see that their own recovery doesn't have to be perfect.

    • @KeldonRaven
      @KeldonRaven 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      The man is a pro through and through, but I think that Sam and the team realised that in the end we could handle the real Sam that was worried and a little scared but still the bright little spark we love.
      It's the reason the love ❤ CR they are professional with a very polished and smooth show, but that we love the very very genuine and obvious love these people have for each other and what they do. I'm so glad that we could share in a deeply personal journey and hope that you know there are thousands of hands ready to help you stay up if you feel you are falling!

  • @cherisnyder7346
    @cherisnyder7346 3 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

    Cancer survivor here- I get it. When your whole live is cancer related it’s nice to be “normal” again. I hated being the “cancer girl.” But you know what? That has opened the door for others to talk to me and be encouraged! AND a lot of my friends went and got their colonoscopy because of me. One found stuff. So talking about it now is helpful to others and healing for me :) You’ll get there. Glad you’re ok! ❤

  • @Obi3CH012
    @Obi3CH012 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +14

    Sam... just; thank you for being here with us.

  • @wiseone86
    @wiseone86 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +1109

    "I miss thinking about anything other than cancer."
    I went though this at age 23 (14 years ago now), having your mind dominated by thoughts of not being around to see your wedding, your kids, your parents and loved ones is one of the hardest parts of having cancer. The chemo sucks, the radiotherapy sucks, but they only last for a few hours/days at a time and you can sleep it off.
    Being trapped with your own thoughts is one of the most devastating parts of cancer.
    I know this will get lost in an ocean of support but Sam, from the bottom of my heart, I'm so glad you're on the other side of this.

    • @AddictedToKH
      @AddictedToKH 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +19

      @@wiseone86 came here to say something similar. Diagnosed at 25. Doctors told me, "Treatment will take 4 months if you're unlucky, 2 months if you're lucky. By this time next year it'll be like it never happened!" I'm NED for almost 6 years and it definitely happened; in a lot of ways it's still happening. The most important thing for me is remembering that the worst part is over, that recovery is long and sucks but it sucks a lot less than being in the middle of it. All my love to you and yours, and to Sam and his 💜

    • @tarikkash4282
      @tarikkash4282 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      First Rachael Lillis and now him?
      WTF is happening here!!

  • @license2game499
    @license2game499 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1350

    When he returned in the live show his character had a wound on his throat and was gasping for air. The thought behind that is kind of poetic if you ask me. Swift recovery Sam and keep strong!

    • @phoebegilliland8897
      @phoebegilliland8897 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +87

      Sam let his art imitate his life.

    • @ellisonflood8531
      @ellisonflood8531 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +13

      Wow, so true.

    • @Terahnee
      @Terahnee 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +101

      Kind of a brilliant way to explain why his voice may have sounded rough when he wasn't ready to tell us all yet the real reason behind it.

    • @k1tkat-kate
      @k1tkat-kate 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +12

      oh shit you're right

    • @chrisrudolf9839
      @chrisrudolf9839 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +11

      More practical than poetic. The throat wound of the character was obviously a narrative choice to make it look as if Sam was just roleplaying the character's wounded state when he actually had problems with his voice. He had to pause and take a sip of water twice in this short speach here. If he had played a character who didn't have a narrative reason for his voice failing occasionally, it would probably have been obvious that Sam wasn't allright and people would have speculated.

  • @TheVantore
    @TheVantore 3 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    Impossible to not get hit when Sam started to cry...
    All good energy and vibes with you, Sam! Take your time and have a good and nice recovery!

  • @Zaktastic
    @Zaktastic 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +24

    I’m a nurse who has worked in cancer research and I want to thank you for sharing your story to help educate others. Glad you are ok and hope you you stay healthy going forward!!!❤❤

  • @valeriekhall
    @valeriekhall 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +1114

    **immediately crying when Sam chokes up**
    Welcome back, Sam. Take your time, & know you are loved.

    • @Lithillia
      @Lithillia 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      @@valeriekhall me too! It’s so rare seeing that man not wear a big smile. It broke my heart. I’m so proud of him for getting through this.

    • @JoaoVitor-ri3np
      @JoaoVitor-ri3np 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      same same same

    • @brandypettit
      @brandypettit 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      Same

    • @vickbenice
      @vickbenice 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      So much same

    • @valeriekhall
      @valeriekhall 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      @@Lithillia And that makes it so much more meaningful that he shared this level of vulnerability. No one should have to suffer in silence behind a mask of other people's expectations. (I always think of Robin Williams.) Nor should anyone feel obligated to share private things, of course.
      But speaking out to save other people from suffering what he's been through? HERO.

  • @bloody2hell
    @bloody2hell 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +3105

    We love you sam❤ and hearing the word recover removed that dread I felt when you first were explaining. You are a core pillar to this community and I think I speak for everyone when I say you have our full support in your recovery 🙏🏽

    • @valork9unit604
      @valork9unit604 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      😊ua😊🎉j

    • @samchaleau
      @samchaleau 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      Well said! Hear! Hear!

    • @SonicFluttershy
      @SonicFluttershy 5 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Crazy that Liam brought him into the group to try d&d at first. He's so amazing

  • @AnikaHofmann
    @AnikaHofmann 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    we love you, Sam!! Thank you for listening to your body, I'm so greatful you are recovering. Thank you for telling your story!

  • @CanaldoUcla
    @CanaldoUcla 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Hi Sam!
    I wish you the best.
    Thanks for sharing and spreading this awesome advices.
    Have a great recovery!

  • @Popers978
    @Popers978 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +2209

    I work in the manufacturing of HPV vaccine and this makes me proud of the work I have done in the last three years that I contributed to helping prevent cancer like this. Please get the Vaccine folks its takes a lot of work from a lot of different people to make and can save your life!

    • @fardareismai4495
      @fardareismai4495 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +59

      You may be doing one of the most important jobs a human can do! Thank you

    • @Suavek69
      @Suavek69 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +9

      @@Popers978 does it still work if I may have been infected? Idk I have been sleeping around a bit in my youth

    • @violet7773
      @violet7773 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +30

      ​@@Suavek69 you should get tested if you haven't, and if you're negative for hpv then yes, getting the vaccine could save your life or others'

    • @Suavek69
      @Suavek69 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +13

      @@violet7773 there's no test for men, or AMAB people in general. I'm asking if I should get it just in case regardless

    • @Popers978
      @Popers978 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +36

      @Suavek69 I work in maintenance so i cant give a great answer, but if you don't know if you have it, just get it. Please consult a doctor. Medical advice from random me isn't worth a damn compared to your doctor. Have a good day!

  • @dancarn9336
    @dancarn9336 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +824

    Sam, mate.
    You don’t know me but today I cried for you.
    Peace, love and light my friend.

    • @kosto7845
      @kosto7845 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      @@dancarn9336 same here

    • @Medusa_plays
      @Medusa_plays 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      me too

    • @Choldar
      @Choldar 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      100%. Still tearing up. Speedy recovery Sam.

    • @Kimtendo_
      @Kimtendo_ 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      Same here, the way I choked up and literally clenched my heart in pain. I balled my eyes.

    • @lisatooke4654
      @lisatooke4654 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      We love you Sammy.

  • @Shotin35mm
    @Shotin35mm 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +12

    My best friend Ryan is recovering from stage 4 colon cancer. He’s nearly in remission and he’s in good spirits. His journey is still on going and the winds are against him but I’m here to help him.

  • @TitaniumLegman
    @TitaniumLegman 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    From one cancer survivor to another, bravo to you Sam. It's never easy, but you did it, and I for one am proud of you even tho I don't know you. And to anyone who reads this, I second everything Sam said. Listen to your body. Talk to doctors. Get things checked. You're your own best advocate.

  • @theroaringgun9679
    @theroaringgun9679 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +785

    "They saved my life, and I'll save theirs."
    This quote brings even more weight now in the context of Sam's battle w/ cancer. His friends and family by his side, helping him every step of the way. Stay safe Sam and come back when you're ready.

  • @whitestoneandy797
    @whitestoneandy797 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +688

    *"That sucked even worse 😃"* Sam is such a positive and strong warrior.

  • @EagleReelsGaming
    @EagleReelsGaming 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    We all love you so much and appreciate all of you, Thankyou for being you and I'm so happy you're safe and sound.

  • @joemilers35
    @joemilers35 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    immediately cried when he choked up. I'm not up to date on videos so I hadn't known he had been absent. But I know we are all here for you Sam! Cancer isn't kind and I've had many family members go through types of it. Support is so important and I'm glad you had so much of it. You bring so much joy and happiness to so many lives and we Love you Sam!

  • @morinthianhound
    @morinthianhound 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +775

    I choked up with Sam. The pain in his eyes, but the *joy* there was, too. I'm so happy to hear you're healing and on the recovery road, Sam. We love you dearly.

    • @dorianr4770
      @dorianr4770 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      this, same.

    • @r.f.switch5847
      @r.f.switch5847 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      I've been going through some really hard stuff lately... Seeing Sam, who is the most cheerful and upbeat person in all of creation almost choke up in tears had me bawling.

  • @Nappanaia
    @Nappanaia 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +802

    Sam is that one friend that is never in any kind of negative mood and always smiling; seeing him tear up was a hell of a gut punch.

    • @johngaller9277
      @johngaller9277 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +19

      @@Nappanaia 200%...man that hurt

    • @danyr1886
      @danyr1886 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +20

      Just like seeing a peaceful person seethe in anger is 100 times more terrifying than seeing someone usually cranky get angry, seeing a really happy guy swell up with tears is heartbreaking.
      Wishing Sam all the strength and love ❤️‍🩹

    • @wa6488
      @wa6488 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      Yup

    • @Direwolf181
      @Direwolf181 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      Yeah i felt the pain instantly and my brain went to 'no Sam please don't cry! We love you so much' I'm so glad he's healthy couldn't even imagine what he went through

    • @JustAJinx-ci6hg
      @JustAJinx-ci6hg 13 วันที่ผ่านมา

      Unless he's playing pissed off Scanlan

  • @guillaumegentile9090
    @guillaumegentile9090 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    We missed you too. We missed you too. You are our great singing and idealistic bard, our mischief specialist and will always be resident in our heart.

  • @TheRattmuge
    @TheRattmuge 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    praying for you Sam. Keep surviving, keep breathing, thanks for your humility.

  • @TakeyMcTaker
    @TakeyMcTaker 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +997

    Sam crying about being back and Marisha's "We love you Sammy" offscreen broke me real bad. I had a benign skin cancer tumor near my eye and Kaiser Permanente doctors made it so you can barely tell where they cut. I'm calling to schedule my next screening now. I went to USC undergrad and Keck is one of the best hospitals and training programs out there! Glad to have you back Sam.

    • @LenoreRiegel
      @LenoreRiegel 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +13

      Take care of yourself please - love is cumulative

    • @apeekintime
      @apeekintime 14 วันที่ผ่านมา

      What did you expect her to say "We hate you Sammy"?

    • @MrGrubee48cc
      @MrGrubee48cc 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      KP used to be terrible, but now they are the best you can get. Get better soon critter, your in good hands.

    • @TakeyMcTaker
      @TakeyMcTaker 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      @@LenoreRiegel thank you, and we love you too mama Reigel!!! 🤗🥰

    • @LenoreRiegel
      @LenoreRiegel 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      @@TakeyMcTaker smiley day. Many of them.

  • @Drummer4President
    @Drummer4President 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +303

    Laura and Ashley crying when he came onstage makes so much more sense 😢❤

    • @FrostybroTV
      @FrostybroTV 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +9

      is there a clip of this?

    • @crhubbard4247
      @crhubbard4247 15 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@FrostybroTVcheck the recent live show

  • @greenknight44
    @greenknight44 6 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    we love and miss you Sam, really glad you're surrounded by such good people to help you with a recovery as speedy and done in the most loving way possible.

  • @meriahbradley6994
    @meriahbradley6994 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

    I have HPV and am currently waiting on the results to see if it’s cancerous. Sam sharing his journey means a lot. This show has gotten me through so much and I’m grateful to all of them. Sending Sam all the love and support.

  • @TomSmith-nn8gy
    @TomSmith-nn8gy 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +897

    My guy is not even in the campaign right now and still the greatest hero!!

    • @senoritoburrito2224
      @senoritoburrito2224 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      he has returned to the campaign, and is so strong to do so! i can't imagine talking for upward of 4hours at a time while still recovering from something like this. Honestly THE greatest hero

  • @saradowns02
    @saradowns02 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +228

    The “love you Sammy” when Sam starts tearing up (sounds like Marisha?) has me BAWLING
    So glad Sam is doing better🤍

    • @user-im8nv1cy9j
      @user-im8nv1cy9j 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +20

      CC says it's Marisha.

  • @angelgaming8016
    @angelgaming8016 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    This hit for me. My mother was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer the week before the 4th of July and is doing chemo now for it. I'm glad to see you're doing better Sam.

  • @kiwiviking175
    @kiwiviking175 4 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    BOOM. Sam Riegel showing us yet again how good he is for humanity in every way. Bless you and may you recover fully soon. And thank you Sam, thank you.

  • @Hypnotoad404
    @Hypnotoad404 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +561

    The fact that Sam was dealing with this playing a happy little robot and still managing to put a smile on everyone’s face proves how much of a treasure he really is. We all love you Sam and we’re glad you’re doing better ❤

  • @keanrobertson451
    @keanrobertson451 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +523

    I've been fighting stage 4 cancer for about a year and a half now, and through the show, the cast of Critical Role has been there with me through it all. You've given me dragons and adventures to think about instead of the cancer, so thank you. I wish Sam all the best and a speedy recovery. Fingers crossed for the highest of Con saves!

    • @TanukiSC
      @TanukiSC 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +22

      Stay strong in your fight - you can beat this stupid disease! Love and strength to you, friend. ❤

    • @keanrobertson451
      @keanrobertson451 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      ​@TanukiSC thank you!

    • @k1tkat-kate
      @k1tkat-kate 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      +

    • @jscotch2879
      @jscotch2879 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      Stay strong, keep that mental sharp, mentality makes a big difference!

    • @harrietbradbury9705
      @harrietbradbury9705 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      hey friend all the best to you, keep fighting and remember as Critters we love you too! advantage on those attack roles to fight the beast, you have allies giving you the help action

  • @mattd7695
    @mattd7695 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    This hits me hard as my grandpa had a battle with cancer and sadly passed away. So glad to hear he's back and on the mend. Much love to anyone whos going through or has gone through this terrible experience ❤

  • @justinquirk-strahdness409
    @justinquirk-strahdness409 2 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Sam you are one of the bravest. Thank you for sharing your journey. All the best to you.

  • @ember37
    @ember37 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1595

    Hey! For us UK Critters - you will have already had this vaccine in school, if you were in a girl year 8 any time after September 2008. (Thankfully it is now also available for boys too, since September 2019.)
    If you missed this vaccine, it is free on the NHS for females under 25, and males born after 1st September 2006. If this doesn't apply to you, it costs about £180 - however if you have the means to afford that, it's absolutely worth it to keep yourself healthy. Contact your GP if you wish to get vaccinated, and if it applies to you - please go to your pap smears! Both save lives!!
    All the best to you, Sam 💜
    (edited to add some extra info :) )

    • @royal9561
      @royal9561 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +34

      commenting to boost this information!

    • @sucri
      @sucri 15 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@ember37 older if you haven't been sexually active aka virgin

    • @Pro_Butcher_Amateur_Human
      @Pro_Butcher_Amateur_Human 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +43

      If you're over those ages, you can still get the vaccine in the UK, but you may have to pay for it. It's about £180, which is a small cost to pay compared to cancer.

    • @Immerayon
      @Immerayon 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +30

      I remember being at school and this girls getting this vaccine but not the boys, and since I was born before 1st of September 2006, I cannot get it for free. 😶
      I guess I'll have to fork out money.

    • @elylozada9576
      @elylozada9576 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

      ++++

  • @johnkeady2357
    @johnkeady2357 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +957

    Sam encouraging everyone to get checked out if anything odd is happening finally gave me the courage to make a neurology appointment I've been dreading.

    • @MarkSchenfisch
      @MarkSchenfisch 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +37

      Hell yeah! Hope you get the answers you need from your appointment and/or more steps on the right path!

    • @OctopusOwl
      @OctopusOwl 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +18

      Legit hope this saves lives (congrats on that first step. Hope they have good or at least fixable news)

    • @w3bcor3
      @w3bcor3 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      that's one of the best decisions you could do for your body! good luck to you :)

    • @Midori_Seabreeze
      @Midori_Seabreeze 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +15

      Yeah, I’ve been scared to get a mammogram. And find out what’s wrong with my stomach or liver. And a few other things… I live in a foreign country rn and every time I go to the doctor I get misdiagnosed until I get angry and they finally find the bone bruises and hernias and other things. 🫠 It’s exhausting.

    • @kelleren4840
      @kelleren4840 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      Respect. You've got this. ✊

  • @molvacgd86
    @molvacgd86 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Of all the cancer related news I'd had in my life (family members getting it), I have to say Sam recovering is one of the better news I've received. We'll miss the old stories, but I'm glad we'll get to have new ones with you Sam.

  • @willchase9169
    @willchase9169 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Thank you for your message, and everything you give to the CR community. You are incredibly brave, and your stories are important. Much love Sam.

  • @Sashowindfeather
    @Sashowindfeather 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +826

    Love and positive thoughts to you man. Anything health related sucks. And FUCK cancer.

  • @taiofmine
    @taiofmine 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +346

    I humbly request that all the cast and crew give Sam extra hugs on behalf of the entire Critter community. So happy to hear that he's recovering.

  • @Jukettaja
    @Jukettaja 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Sam is usually such a ray of sunshine that it's very jarring to see him so emotional.
    Hopefully he will never have to think about cancer again and can focus on the joys life has to offer.

  • @Tolang123
    @Tolang123 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I have two brothers currently battling different types of cancer so that "I miss thinking about anything other than cancer" hit really hard. Glad to hear you are in recovery and hope it is a smooth and quick one.

  • @beetusmaximus7498
    @beetusmaximus7498 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +300

    Critical Role is one of the few things that helped get me through my cancer diagnosis and treatment. One of my thoughts the entire time was "I can't die, I have to see what happens in campaign 3!" I'm happy to say that I'm still hear after 4 years. I'll never be fully rid of cancer unfortunately but thanks to so many great people, treatments and a positive attitude I plan on being here for as long as I can. And I'm so happy that Sam is still here with us. Thank you Sam, thank you Critical Role and everyone involved. You do more than entertain, you give hope when least expected. And you came through for me. Thank you.

    • @mx.murphy
      @mx.murphy 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      This is literally what I've been telling myself too!

    • @VermilionLotus
      @VermilionLotus 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      Cancer is so awful. I lost family to it several times and it never got any easier to see a loved one fight it. I hope you continue to win your fight and live a happy life. I am rooting for you!!

  • @lamedisease
    @lamedisease 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +382

    As someone who has battled cancer, "...but mostly missing talking about anything other than cancer." means so much. Fighting cancer takes your entire existence. Sam, I'm beyond happy and proud you're through this. 👏

    • @UnguisIncarnatus
      @UnguisIncarnatus 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +7

      Yeah, I'm currently fighting cancer and that part hit hard.

    • @Dori6584
      @Dori6584 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      @@UnguisIncarnatus wishing you much strength and healing as you fight off your cancer ❤

    • @lamedisease
      @lamedisease 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      @@UnguisIncarnatus Fight hard my friend. You've got this!

  • @Altraice
    @Altraice 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    My mother-in-law just recovered from cancer and Ifelt so bad for her at every turn. I can't imagine what it was like and I'm very happy to hear you're doing better, Sam. This wonderful community wouldn't be the same without you.

  • @ryangregory3598
    @ryangregory3598 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    We love you brother!!!!!!!! You’re incredibly strong and a light for many people!!!

  • @40l63
    @40l63 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +213

    I'm 17 years old and I had cancer a few months ago. During chemo Critical Role was such a huge help for me.
    I've been in remission for 5 months now and eventhough that's not a huge amount of time it really gets easier.
    Do I still think about cancer every single day? Yes, I do.
    Do I still cry about it? Yes, of course.
    But thats fine. It takes time to be able to deal with that type of thing.
    Cancer f ing sucks.
    Thank you so so much for providing content that supported me and many others out there in such difficult times!
    I wish you all the best Sam

    • @user-gt6ye8cr4z
      @user-gt6ye8cr4z 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      whoa. so sorry to hear mate. Glad critical role could help even for a moment.
      Cheers to your recovery. Fuck Cancer.

    • @Nathan_Talisien
      @Nathan_Talisien 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

  • @Chaddingway
    @Chaddingway 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +149

    His little "I missed this" during the liveshow feels waaaaay heavier now.

  • @Nisefia
    @Nisefia 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    WE ALL LOVE YOU AS WELL SAM! Take your time to feel better. We are not going anywhere

  • @yes7281
    @yes7281 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    There's something cruel about someone who brings so much joy and laughter to the world with his voice getting a disease that messed with his ability to speak. Nothing but respect for weathering this storm

  • @ARich-tf9wy
    @ARich-tf9wy 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +344

    As a cancer survivor, I cracked up every time you said: “guys, it sucked!” Yep. Been there.
    You have brought such joy to all of us for so long. I’m so glad to be your fan.
    I think your voice sounds great.❤👍

    • @SoapyCilantro
      @SoapyCilantro 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      @@ARich-tf9wy glad you’re still with us!

    • @XBlackFanX
      @XBlackFanX 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      this! And i felt so validated as he said "I missed talking and thinking about anything other than cancer".
      I went through a bone marrow transplant and chemo and at that time i hated talking about it

  • @rowanred81
    @rowanred81 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +584

    One of the kindest, funniest, and most generous of souls on this platform. Wish you nothing but the absolute best on a speedy recovery, Sam!

  • @ToastyRye
    @ToastyRye 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

    WE LOVE YOU SAM. please never forget it.

  • @staceghostc2c
    @staceghostc2c 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Sending so much love to Sam, his family, and the Critical Role team! Thank you for sharing this with us - I know it’s going to have a positive effect 🤗

  • @juliet_angeldust
    @juliet_angeldust 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +544

    Sam Riegel you may have played a Rogue, a Cleric and a Bard but right now you are a real Fighter!
    Keep fighting, beat that cancer into oblivion!
    Love and support from France
    Juliet

  • @wrin_
    @wrin_ 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +384

    My wife just received her "recovering" prognosis a week ago and she and I are still not done crying. Her stitches aren't even out yet. Cancer was the most brutal, tragic thing to happen in our lives.
    I wish you the best Sam. You have always been a shining light and beacon of goodness and inspiration. You deserve some peace, rest, and happiness.

    • @SlamDunkPyro
      @SlamDunkPyro 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      @@wrin_ I wish your wife and yourself a smooth and happy future too

  • @samanthasavallo5421
    @samanthasavallo5421 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Chills and tears over here. Thank you for the raw emotion and honesty. Truly love and enjoy all you do! So glad you are on the road to recovery and doing so much better! You are a light the world needs! Keep shining ❤

  • @mogwai_
    @mogwai_ 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

    Because of your video my partner got their vaccine! Thank you for sharing your story. So glad you're on the mend!

  • @AxCappella
    @AxCappella 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +184

    "I miss talking and thinking about anything other than cancer." My dad was diagnosed with stage 4 cancer back in October and that statement truly broke me just now. When you or someone you love gets the diagnosis, it really does completely consume your life and thoughts.Thank you for telling your story. Much love and many wishes for a beautiful recovery, Sam!

  • @ryanmichael3125
    @ryanmichael3125 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +1466

    Love you Sam, I have friends who’ve also been down this road. Please take your time to recover. You are a *beacon* of light big guy.

  • @03Supranatural
    @03Supranatural 9 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Sam, it's good to hear from you and see you're on a path back to health. Thank you for sharing and spreading awareness.
    I wish you all the best to you and your loved ones as you get to celebrate this recovery one step at a time
    A lot of incoming smiley days to you

  • @juancarlosrodriguez8381
    @juancarlosrodriguez8381 8 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

    Hope you get well very soon Sam. Nice to hear you're doing good and have lots of love surrounding you with family and friends.

  • @chucksharpe2665
    @chucksharpe2665 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +409

    That explains why Matt got so emotional when FCG died.
    Sam is an incredible man and one of my favorite humans on the internet! I'm so glad he's going to be okay!
    We love you too, Sam!

    • @Cro1232cro
      @Cro1232cro 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +28

      Also explains why matt went so hard with otohan, making her unstoppable and invincible, then fudging all of her resistances and HP when FCG blew up, it was a planned behind-the-scene assassination so sam can chill and not have to show up for a bit

    • @sophiebee25
      @sophiebee25 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +4

      @@Cro1232cro I theorised that too. We might never really know, but in any case, I'm glad he had time to recover without all of us fans wondering why he suddenly away and asking ofr news.

    • @catwalker5755
      @catwalker5755 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

      ​@@Cro1232crobut why would Matt start to cry if they already knew it would happen? I think that was Sams decision in that moment, we know that the crownkeeper takeover was planned anyway, i'm sure Matt would have found another way to make fcg disappear

    • @phoebegilliland8897
      @phoebegilliland8897 11 วันที่ผ่านมา

      The newest 4-Sided Dive has the answers to all these questions!

  • @brookeistired
    @brookeistired 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +685

    I’m an opera singer. My whole life is my voice and the thought of having to relearn to speak is absolutely terrifying. But, from a medical perspective, I am also the daughter of a three time cancer survivor. My dad taught me that recovery is hard and long, but it is possible and so incredibly worth it. Sending so much love your way.

    • @dddaaa6965
      @dddaaa6965 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

      OH it will be worth recovering? I WOULDN'T HAVE EVER GUESSED! I thought maybe it was worth it to not recover but thanks to you I now know better!

    • @ConfidentUnicorn
      @ConfidentUnicorn 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +29

      @@dddaaa6965 unnecessary dude.

    • @thespankmyfrank
      @thespankmyfrank 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

      ​@@dddaaa6965 Way to go finding anything negative in such a positive comment about a terrible situation. You must feel very bad to project that hard. Look at yourself and stop being such a dick.

    • @GreenSilo
      @GreenSilo 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@dddaaa6965 wtf is your problem

    • @brookeistired
      @brookeistired 12 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@dddaaa6965 Jesus Christ man. Way to make cancer all about you

  • @matthewclark8229
    @matthewclark8229 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    We love you. Please, Take care of yourself and take your time. Thank you so much for letting us in on this difficult time in your life. we are all here for you.

  • @raykennedy2998
    @raykennedy2998 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Sam... you are such a survivor and can overcome anything. We love you too and we've missed you but health comes first and we will fight every step of the way to make sure you are completely cancer free ❤❤🎗️🎗️

  • @Hearthacnut
    @Hearthacnut 12 วันที่ผ่านมา +192

    The fact he re-started his sentences when he began to cry as if it wasn't okay to cry and it would be cut out, is crushing

    • @100blueeyedboy
      @100blueeyedboy 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +55

      @@Hearthacnut I figured it was just voice actor reflex. "That's not right, let me do another take" kind of thing

    • @lexciaeisenhardt8863
      @lexciaeisenhardt8863 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      @@Hearthacnut this.

    • @Lithillia
      @Lithillia 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +15

      Hopefully it was just because he wanted you to say his words out in a whole sentence, and I was glad to see them keep it in.
      Because this is real and important, and their reach is so far.

    • @Hearthacnut
      @Hearthacnut 11 วันที่ผ่านมา

      @@100blueeyedboy I hope so

    • @AliasNicole
      @AliasNicole 10 วันที่ผ่านมา +6

      I think also, when you haven't been able to do something for so long, and especially for such a terrible reason... you want to push through, and do it 100%. Kind of a push back against cancer. Like, "I won't let you stop me."
      Whatever the reason, I genuinely dont think that he was doing it because of the crying. I think the entire cast has been very open and honest about mental health and a variety of topics around it. And I'd think they would encourage a heartfelt message in that manner.
      I just think he also wanted to make sure that the message wasn't lost in the emotion.
      Both are very important.

  • @itsbojac5579
    @itsbojac5579 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +210

    I'll admit, seeing Sam tear up and let it out a little like that caught me off guard. He is always the comedic relief, always cracking jokes, almost never serious. We all love you Sam Riegel, all of us.

    • @SuperGoose42
      @SuperGoose42 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      3 words: A Bard's Lament
      The gummy people can sometimes convey the most emotion

    • @phoebegilliland8897
      @phoebegilliland8897 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      ​@@SuperGoose42I know you meant to say funny people, but now I'm imagining Sam as a Sour Patch Kid. Thanks for the smile!

  • @Pyck3
    @Pyck3 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Sam is loved by so many and so many fans, me included are Happy to see him on the road to recovery ❤️

  • @eliseconklin8526
    @eliseconklin8526 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +254

    This makes his return and the "Oh I'm gonna cry" moment so much more impactful - happy you're back Sam! We love you

  • @Dicidee1011
    @Dicidee1011 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +765

    We love you, Sam! You have nothing but love, support, and endless amounts of affection.

    • @Luna-uc1mc
      @Luna-uc1mc 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +2

      @@Dicidee1011 yeah!

    • @maiulin52
      @maiulin52 14 วันที่ผ่านมา

      That's right, we love youuu!!!

  • @stephanielandolt4109
    @stephanielandolt4109 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    We all love you, Sam!!!!! Get better and we will keep cheering you on!

  • @kwahlman
    @kwahlman 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    I and the rest of the community wish you the best during your path to full recovery Sam!
    The community you helped build cherish you, we love you, and we all support you.

  • @tbizz_01
    @tbizz_01 13 วันที่ผ่านมา +654

    Sam, Thank you for this, and for advocating for the HPV vaccine. It's something that doesn't get talked about enough. Glad you are recovering well. Wishing you all the best on the journey!

  • @mcdougie2716
    @mcdougie2716 15 วันที่ผ่านมา +141

    4:50. Marisha speaks for all of us. More smiley days coming your way Sam.

  • @artofpatrickjohnson
    @artofpatrickjohnson 11 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

    Proud of you Sam. I had skin cancer as a child, recovered, my aunt just passed from liver cancer. Thank you for all you do and continuing to be an inspiration to countless gamers and friends around the world!

  • @Ardinka
    @Ardinka 7 วันที่ผ่านมา +1

    Sam. I am so glad you are doing well. D&D is an awesome way to forget about one’s troubles, please take your time to recover and when you feel up to it, we will be so happy to see you again! Sending hugs from the Uk

  • @cookieplatz4998
    @cookieplatz4998 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +886

    I had it in my cervix and was able to have it removed. Thank you so much for your advocacy. We love you so much, Sam. I'm glad you are alive!!

    • @timkpunkt8171
      @timkpunkt8171 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +8

      THx for still being around. ;)

    • @dorianr4770
      @dorianr4770 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      as well as my sister. she had gotten HPV maybe a couple years earlier. she's recovered now. glad you're well.

    • @kellyriddell5014
      @kellyriddell5014 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +3

      My mama had to get a hysterectomy because of HPV-induced cancer when I was little. She made sure I got that vaccine as soon as I was the age to get it. I'm glad you and she were able to get treatment. Pap smears are so important.

    • @BooksToAshes
      @BooksToAshes 14 วันที่ผ่านมา +5

      Sam made me realize how important it is to get the HPV vaccine. I’m 30 and about to go in for a physical so I’m definitely asking for it now that I have benefits that’ll cover the cost. I hope you’re doing better now ♥️