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.