A mother's nightmare: a heartrending journey into near fatal childhood illness

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St. Martin's Press,
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c2009.
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In the tradition of Lorenzo's Oil, a brutally searing story of one mother's quest to save her child's lifeOne day Kelly Crimmins was a happy seemingly healthy twelve-year-old; the next she confessed to her mom that she’d had blood in her urine for months. After a series of tests, Kelly was diagnosed with a life-threatening, potentially terminal autoimmune disease.A Mother’s Nightmare details Cathy and Kelly’s three-year medical and emotional journey, which took them from Philadelphia to Minnesota’s Mayo Clinic and back again. Cathy writes about the toll taken on a young girl who suddenly becomes a patient, and about a mom who in fighting for her little girl’s life becomes sick herself with worry and fear. As she did in her award-winning Where Is the Mango Princess?, Cathy makes illness both personal and universal. It’s an account all readers will find memorable and moving.

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subject_facet Chronic active hepatitis -- Patients -- Pennsylvania -- Biography, Parents of chronically ill children
title_display A mother's nightmare : a heartrending journey into near fatal childhood illness
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title_sub a heartrending journey into near fatal childhood illness