Patrick P. Long

LOVE AND ANGER
LIFE AND DEATH
HOPE AND INSPIRATION

I love this book!  I'm a fan of this book!  It's so powerfully moving and so well written.  You can't leaf through this book.  I just kept turning page after page.  Ordinarily Extraordinary is a book I think should be on everyone's required reading list.  Make sure you get this book!

- Jack Canfield, Co-Author of the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul series

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THE STORY

When his wife, Melanie, suffers a terrifying cancer-induced stroke,

Patrick strives to maintain normalcy for their children. As they battle cancer and doctors, Patrick candidly reflects on marital clashes, failures, and regrets. When the fight is taken from them, he vows that they will thrive in the extraordinary world revealed by Melanie’s gracious spirit in this captivatingly unique and rare true story.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Patrick P. Long is a father and widower born and raised in St. Louis, MO.

Patrick's wife, Melanie, passed from breast cancer in 2019. Patrick is an active and avid supporter of the American Cancer Society and also Camp Kesem, a phenomenal camp and a child’s friend through and beyond a parent’s cancer.