SOUVENIRS OF SUFFERING: A Child's Memoir of Surviving Cancer

SOUVENIRS OF SUFFERING: A Child's Memoir of Surviving Cancer

by Dazhoni Green

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Overview

Through the eyes and voice of a child, Dazhoni Green recounts her battle with brain cancer, wrestling with the debilitating effects of its initial symptoms, the diagnosis and ensuing treatment. These experiences, doubts and fears, were a prelude to a lengthy and arduous recovery.

SOUVENIRS OF SUFFERING is a candid account that will find the reader cheering Dazhoni on, sometimes with tears, at every obstacle on her way to become the compassionate, energetic young woman she is today.The champions in the story are friends, family members, teachers, hospital staff and camp counselors who patiently and lovingly supported her and other children struggling with debilitating diseases. These children are the real heroes, each and every one.

Having cancer as a child changed Dazhoni’s view of life, something the reader will sense as she portrays each milestone along the way.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781733293006
Publisher: Dazhoni Green
Publication date: 08/26/2019
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.37(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Dazhoni Green lived on the Navajo Indian Reservation until she was five years old. She attended grade schools in Minnesota and Tianjin, China, and then continued her middle school education at Qingdao International School, Shandong Province. She then earned her AA Degree at Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Over the past several years, Dazhoni has worked as a professional dog groomer; she loves animals, traveling, and hanging out with friends and family. When Dazhoni isn't writing, she can be found caring for her pet lizard, her miniature hamster, and her two cats.

Table of Contents

Something Good

A Birthday Party

Pull-Ups Competition

The Doctor Says

A Basketball Game

What If?

A New Nickname

The Magic Pill

Cloud Nine

A Brain Tumor

Goodbye Jimmy

Real Life?

Helpless

Occupational Therapy

Physical Therapy

Malignant

Reality Check

Don’t Stare At Me

It’s Not Over Yet

Why Me?

Kamp KACE

KACE Coolness

A Faithful Friend

The Comfort Inn

Home Away From Home

A Lucky Girl

Goosebumps

Zach

Staying Positive

Another Reality Check

Scary Thoughts

The Green Dragon

Sickness

Anguish

A Difficult Goodbye

An MRI

Final Tests

Going Home

Acknowlegements

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