We Can Do It! A Rosie the Riveter Story, a Biography of my Mom. One woman’s story of her generation during World War II and working as a real-life “Rosie the Riveter” I was born last of my mother’s three children, and she and I shared the same birthday. Because of this, we always had a close relationship. Over breakfast, on long car rides, or to pass lazy summer days, my mom would entrust me with her personal histories. She usually only revealed these tales when we were alone, making them that much more special. One such story was of her time as a “Rosie the Riveter” during World War II. Although that was long before me, it impacted my life forever.
This is an excerpt from a chapter of Dancing With Cancer. A memoir of a life with cancer.
What should one expect when traveling down Cancer Street? What does it do to personal relationships? How does it change you emotionally,spiritually and physically?
How does one deal with stepping on the stones of hell when nightmares and fear take over?
This is about one life with cancer. It is about all lives with cancer. It is about you, me and the person next door. Cancer has no boundaries. Any one of us can end up walking down this street.
This book is to help us to cope with living with cancer day by day.
A Long Way Gone, by Ishmael Beah is a book involving the meaning of humanity. It is a number one bestseller. This story took place in the time of rebels going against the native Africans in Africa. The war took many lives of innocent people; the rebels raided many villages taking away with them supplies, food, villagers, and anything else that they could find that would come in use. Many children became orphans and many families were left to be separated. Children were abused, and they were left alone to protect themselves.