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Notes Left Behind

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Notes Left Behind

In Notes Left Behind parents Brooke and Keith Desserich share their harrowing story of love and loss. When their young daughter, Elena, is diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer, she is given only 135 days to live. Throughout her treatments and the ups and downs of her battle, the Desserichs keep a journal of their private thoughts and feelings. This journal, which was originally meant just for the family, especially Elena's younger sister, has become a tribute to their extraordinary daughter. Elena, who lived past her original diagnosis but was ultimately unable to defeat the cancer, demonstrated incredible courage, strength and love. She is an inspiration to us all, and her story reminds us to cherish each and every moment.

Notes Left Behind
by Brooke Desserich and Keith Desserich

  • Publication Date: October 26, 2010
  • Paperback: 272 pages
  • Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
  • ISBN-10: 0061886408
  • ISBN-13: 9780061886409