Monday, June 9, 2008

Hannah's Gift

I just finished reading this book last night. It's a quick read, but such a good book. Grab some tissue though, because you will need it.
Hannah's Gift tells the story of Hannah Catherine Martell, a young girl who
was diagnosed with a rare and aggressive form of kidney cancer at age two,
and died at age four. The author, Maria Housden, is Hannah's mother, and the
book documents her struggle to come to terms with her daughter's sickness and
inevitable death while making changes in her own life that she never thought

1 comment:

kim said...

While on my mission I visited and spent about 8 hours a week with a little girl in the ward that had cancer. We would stay with her so her parents could have a break and get stuff done. Such a hard thing to witness--I can't imagin going through it as a mother. I am constantly amazed at the strength of others and sometimes wonder where mine is.