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The Resource Message to my Girl : A Dying Father's Powerful Legacy of Hope, Dr Jared Noel with David W. Williams

Message to my Girl : A Dying Father's Powerful Legacy of Hope, Dr Jared Noel with David W. Williams

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Message to my Girl : A Dying Father's Powerful Legacy of Hope
Title
Message to my Girl
Title remainder
A Dying Father's Powerful Legacy of Hope
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Dr Jared Noel with David W. Williams
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Language
eng
Summary
Doctor Jared Noel knew he was dying for almost six years, from the age of 25. But when it looked as though he would not live to see the birth of his child, he began a Givealittle crowd-funding campaign to raise money for a course of chemo treatment that would keep him alive long enough to meet his unborn child. This remarkable campaign, covered by nationwide media, raised an incredible $170,000 in two days. Jared not only lived to see Elise born but also enjoyed her first nine months. Jared's blog, initially written to alleviate boredom during rounds of chemotherapy, attracted hundreds of thousands of readers. He used it to challenge the taboos of death and dying with humour and unnerving honesty, and wrote with clinical precision and pragmatism. Jared had the knack of turning conversation stoppers into conversation starters. In his final weeks, Jared put his story together with the help of writer David Williams, primarily so that his baby daughter Elise might one day know her father. This is Jared's story, but it is also a profound meditation on life and death, and everything in between
Biography type
individual biography
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NZNB
Dewey number
155.937 Shelved in our Biography Collection
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non fiction
Message to my Girl : A Dying Father's Powerful Legacy of Hope, Dr Jared Noel with David W. Williams
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Message to my Girl : A Dying Father's Powerful Legacy of Hope, Dr Jared Noel with David W. Williams
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Contents
Doctor Jared Noel knew he was dying for almost six years, from the age of 25. But when it looked as though he would not live to see the birth of his child, he began a Givealittle crowd-funding campaign to raise money for a course of chemo treatment that would keep him alive long enough to meet his unborn child. This remarkable campaign, covered by nationwide media, raised an incredible $170,000 in two days. Jared not only lived to see Elise born but also enjoyed her first nine months. Jared's blog, initially written to alleviate boredom during rounds of chemotherapy, attracted hundreds of thousands of readers. He used it to challenge the taboos of death and dying with humour and unnerving honesty, and wrote with clinical precision and pragmatism. Jared had the knack of turning conversation stoppers into conversation starters. In his final weeks, Jared put his story together with the help of writer David Williams, primarily so that his baby daughter Elise might one day know her father. This is Jared's story, but it is also a profound meditation on life and death, and everything in between
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16108089
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  • (Sirsi) WD_4219.289610
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  • (OCoLC)ocn921048822
  • (Nz)16108089
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