ANN BAILEY: Special lessons
Published 05/09/2010, Grand Forks Herald
Nearly two years ago, when my daughter, Ellen, was diagnosed with leukemia, I felt like my world had been shattered. Never in my wildest dreams did I think that I would be the mother of a child with cancer and it was not a role I wanted. But like it or not, that was the reality of my situation and I vowed that I would do everything I could to help Ellen and her brothers deal with her illness. I steeled myself and forged ahead, not knowing what lie ahead, but determined to face whatever it was head on.Word count: 987
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