An unusual look at the people surrounding and involved in the care of ones with chronic, extended illness and ultimately death. It gives insight into the emotions that are often not expressed or even admitted by family members and caregivers, thus, giving permission for the experiencing of such emotions. It makes suggestions as to what would have been helpful to the author regarding all of those involved in patient care and how her church could have helped her. The chapter on "Anger" deals with how to handle it, not only in an illness situation, but also in life in general. Born on an Alabama farm, and graduated from Tate High School in Gonzalez, Florida. Graduated State University of New York, Plattsburgh with a BA in Psychology Attended: Asbury College, Wilmore, Kentucky Methodist Deaconess Hospital, Louisville, Kentucky Emory University College of Nursing, Atlanta, Georgia New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary The University of Wisconsin, Green Bay Baptist Theological Seminary, Richmond, Virginia Three grown children: Stella Louise, Stephens, Jr., and Joshua Pierce. Lived in: Eleven States and Brazil. Visited: Nigeria Minister's wife for Thirty-five years
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