This is not a story about death... it is a journey of acceptance, love and internal awakenings. It is nine months recreated through daily journaling, emails, Media and Eventss, texts and memories. An inspiring telling of actual occurrences, visual descriptions, intensified relations and the power of hope, author Joe Peterson writes in such a way that makes Kelly Boedigheimer’s experience with cancer a powerful testimony of the human capacity to face the deadly unknown with life-sustaining spirit.
The night before, Kelly and I celebrated because we were anxious to begin this journey yet nervous about the unknown. We drove to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, and prepared ourselves for the following day’s appointments.
We met with several doctors, and they confirmed it was melanoma but Kelly would not lose his jaw. They felt a large removal of skin near his jaw, outside and inside, was the best treatment...READ MORE