As you will read–everyone’s story is true and unique. Please take the time to learn more about Rich who battles Melanoma and Authors his personal blog, Hotel Melanoma. Thank you Rich for sharing! Here is Rich’s story… 1. Was tanning or sunbathing a significant factor in the development of your melanoma? I never set foot in a tanning bed, but outdoor sun exposure was probably a very significant factor.  I was a lifeguard as a …