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Kaitlyn entered our world on May 22, 2012. I watched her lock eyes with her mother, and the two souls bonded in a familiar and forever love. Her eyes were wide open, proving her to be an alert child, ready to take on the challenges of life. As her grandmother, I watched Kaitlyn excel in all her childhood developmental milestones. When Kaitlyn approached five years old, she was diagnosed with a rare cancerous tumor in her brain stem referred to as DIPG. This book is a tribute to her short and meaningful life. It highlights the final seven months of her physical existence as we celebrated every day with her and prepared for her death. It includes "Kaitlyn Gems," the words I recall her saying, which proved she was a wise soul. The book validates that a short life, when filled with love, is meaningful.
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About the Author
Leslie Belitz was born, raised and educated in the Bronx, New York. Upon completion of her Master's Degree she moved to the Southwest to pursue her dream of family and career. Leslie retired from her meaningfully work as a speech and language pathologist to be full time Grandma to Kaitlyn. Leslie vowed to write a book when Kaitlyn completed her life journey and passed at age five from a rare brain cancer called DIPG. This book completes a promise to her granddaughter who she loved from birth to death; and now beyond.