"Chasing the Sunrise"is a novel that spans five generations of a family that began with Sophia and Nicholas Lipinski,Polish immigrants who came to America in 1925. The story centers around Veronica Sanderson Simms, granddaughter of Nicholas and Sophia who after a diagnosis of Parkinson's disease fights to hold on to everything that is important to her. The other characters fight their own battles. Theirs is a story of faith, love, passion, loss, gain, forgiveness, sacrifice, and redemption. The only part of the story that is not fiction is the reality of symptoms and treatment of Parkinson's. That is the author's story.