A Life Fighting Cancer Through a Child's Eyes

A Childhood Cancer Survivor Poetic Novel

Author: Christine Mulvihill
© 2016 Christine Mulvihill
This is a work of nonfiction, arranged by M. Mulvihill
First published in 2016 as "Because I never gave up on me" by Cinder Systems Corp. at Ottawa, Canada.

Book Review:

"A Life Fighting Cancer Through a Child's Eyes" offers a poignant perspective on the harrowing journey of battling cancer from a young and resilient viewpoint. Through the eyes of Christine Mulvihill, readers are invited to witness the emotional rollercoaster of diagnosis, treatment, and the profound impact on daily life. This narrative encapsulates the innocence, strength, and unwavering hope that characterize the fight against this formidable disease. As Christine navigates the challenges of childhood cancer, her story inspires readers to embrace courage, resilience, and the enduring power of the human spirit in the face of adversity.


In a world that can sometimes be both beautiful and cruel, the stories of those who navigate the depths of adversity with unwavering courage and resilience shine as beacons of hope and inspiration. "A Life Fighting Cancer Through a Child's Eyes" is a compelling memoir that takes you on a profoundly personal journey through the life of Christine, a childhood cancer survivor.

In the following pages, you will bear witness to the extraordinary strength of the human spirit as Christine shares her experiences, emotions, and the intricate tapestry of her life. With a candid and introspective voice, she invites you to step into her shoes and feel the weight of her challenges, the warmth of her triumphs, and the depth of her emotions.

This memoir is more than just a chronological account of events; it is a deeply introspective exploration of the impact that life-altering circumstances can have on one's soul. Through vivid storytelling and powerful poetic expressions, Christine paints a vivid picture of her carefree childhood, the sudden intrusion of illness, the trials of treatment, and the journey towards healing and self-discovery.

As you turn the pages, you will come to know Christine's strength, the depth of her friendships, and the intricate web of emotions that define her unique perspective. "A Life Fighting Cancer Through a Child's Eyes" is a testament to the human capacity for survival, growth, and transformation, even in the face of the most formidable challenges.

Whether you've personally experienced adversity or not, Christine's story will touch your heart, broaden your understanding, and remind you of the shared humanity that binds us all. Her journey is a reminder that our stories are both personal and universal, and that the power of vulnerability lies in its ability to connect us.

Prepare to embark on a journey of heartache and triumph, fear and hope, despair and courage. Through the lens of Christine's experiences, you'll find a narrative that speaks to the universal human experience—of pain and healing, loss and love, and the unbreakable will to persevere against all odds.

"A Life Fighting Cancer Through a Child's Eyes" is a testament to the transformative power of storytelling. As you delve into Christine's memoir, may her words inspire you to recognize your own strength, to empathize with the struggles of others, and to find solace in the collective human journey that we all share.

   Table of Contents

Chapter 1: A Childhood Cut Short

Chapter 2: Another Bad Angry Day

Chapter 3: The Short Sad Life of an Angel

Chapter 4: Nightmares in Oncology

Chapter 5: Depression and Despair

Chapter 6: Radiation

Chapter 7: A Child’s Bittersweet Victory

Chapter 8: Home Sweet Home

Chapter 9: High School

Chapter 10: Dreams are Crushed

Chapter 11: Because I Have Faith

Chapter 12: So Now I Lay Me Down to Cry