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Mistaken identity : two families, one survivor, unwavering hope

Author: Don Van Ryn
Publisher: New York : Howard Books, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Meet Laura Van Ryn and Whitney Cerak: one buried under the wrong name, one in a coma and being cared for by the wrong family. This shocking case of mistaken identity stunned the country and made national news. Would it destroy a family? Shatter their faith? Push two families into bitterness, resentment, and guilt? Two traumatized families describe their ordeal and explore the bond sustaining and uniting them as they  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Case studies
Biography
Named Person: Don Van Ryn; Newell Cerak
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Don Van Ryn
ISBN: 9781416567356 1416567356 9781847373823 1847373828
OCLC Number: 191758333
Description: ix, 275 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Prologue --
The exchange --
April 26, 2006 --
ICU --
Coming to grips with a new reality --
Waiting --
Comfort in the midst of pain --
From Fort Wayne to Sydney and every point in between --
First milestone --
Happy birthday, Whitney --
Turning a corner --
A celebration of life --
Hi --
Life will never be the same again --
Waking up --
Mistaken identity --
Telling the family --
Back from the dead --
Hope in tragedy --
After the hurricane --
Fast forward --
Moving ahead --
Epilogue from whitney --
In honor of those lost.
Responsibility: Don Van Ryn [and others].
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