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Christopher's Journey: A Remarkable Young Man's Struggle with Leukemia

by Maribeth Ditmars

Moving and uplifting,Christopher's Journey: A Remarkable Young Man's Struggle with Leukemia is a memoir of one family's fight with pediatric leukemia. Through journal entries and narrative, author Maribeth Ditmars shares the journey of her son Christopher from his diagnosis in 1997 at the age of ten to his passing in 2001. During the years of Chris's treatments, the family grapples with medical challenges, spiritual issues, financial concerns, and the emotional impact of a devastating illness upon the Ditmars marriage and Chris's siblings. Christopher's Journey displays Chris's unique sense of humor and his undying faith, qualities that remain intact until the very end, when he leads his family in finding their own faith. Those touched by leukemia or other pediatric cancers will find hope and peace in Christopher's Journey. Chris's unique character and unflappable humor showcase the triumph of the human spirit against unbeatable odds.

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