FIGHTING BACK: Doing Battle with Cancer

FIGHTING BACK: Doing Battle with Cancer is the story of an ordinary family faced with extraordinary illness: Valerie, diagnosed with bone cancer when she was three and, years later her older sister Stacy, diagnosed with breast cancer at twenty-five. By revealing central aspects of the struggle to overcome the children’s illnesses, the author uncovers her family’s will to live fully and enthusiastically. While adversity rules, all four family members discover that within everyday life tears, laughter and dreaming dwell side by side.