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|Named Person:||Susan Spencer-Wendel; Susan Spencer-Wendel|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Susan Spencer-Wendel; Bret Witter
|ISBN:||0062241451 9780062241450 9780062241474 0062241478|
|Description:||xi, 362 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm|
|Contents:||Introduction: Kissing the dolphin --
Liftoff: July-September --
The Yukon: October --
California: October --
Christmas: December-January --
Hungary: February --
The cruise: March --
The gift: April --
The chicken hut: May --
The journey inward: May-June --
Letting go: May-June --
Cyprus: June-July --
New York City: July --
Captiva Island: August.
|Responsibility:||Susan Spencer-Wendel, with Bret Witter.|
After journalist Spencer-Wendel learns of her diagnosis of ALS, more commonly known as Lou Gehrig's disease, she embarks on several adventures. This includes taking her fourteen-year-old daughter, Marina, to New York City's Kleinfeld's Bridal to shop for Marina's future wedding dress-- an occasion Spencer-Wendell knows she will never see. This is her account of living a full life with humor, courage, and love, accepting death with grace and dignity, and showing the people we love and care about how very much they mean to us.