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Warrior Mother: A Memoir of Fierce Love, Unbearable Loss, and Rituals That Heal Sheila K. Collins

Warrior Mother: A Memoir of Fierce Love, Unbearable Loss, and Rituals That Heal

Sheila K. Collins

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ISBN : 9781938314469
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233 pages
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Warrior Mother is the true story of a mothers fierce love and determination, and her willingness to go outside the bounds of the ordinary when two of her three adult children are diagnosed with life-threatening diseases. When Sheila Collinss bestMoreWarrior Mother is the true story of a mothers fierce love and determination, and her willingness to go outside the bounds of the ordinary when two of her three adult children are diagnosed with life-threatening diseases. When Sheila Collinss best friend, dying of breast cancer, asked her to accompany her through what turned out to be the last fourteen days of her life, she didnt know that the experience was preparing her for what lay ahead with her own children.In the years that followed, Collins had to face both her sons diagnosis with AIDS and her daughters diagnosis with breast cancer. Warrior Mother documents how she faces these challenges and the issues accompanying them from learning to be the mother of a gay son to visiting a healer in Brazil on her daughters behalf when she decides on bone marrow transplant treatment. Experience as a professional social worker and family therapist doesnt always help Collins to cope with her childrens illnesses...