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Saving Charlotte : a mother and the power of intuition

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On a still summer night in a seventeenth-century canal house in Amsterdam's old quarter, Pia de Jong gives birth to a delicate, bright-eyed baby girl with a riddle on her back―a pale blue spot that soon multiplies. In a bare, air-conditioned hospital room, a doctor reveals the devastating answer: it is a rare and deadly form of leukemia, often treated with chemotherapy, a cure nearly as dangerous to a newborn as the disease itself. Pia and her husband Robbert make an intuitive decision. They do not subject Charlotte to chemotherapy; they bring her home. They transform their canal house into a sanctuary where Charlotte can live surrounded by love and strength, where Pia can give her a chance to live. In return, Charlotte gives her mother the greatest gift of all: purpose. Saving Charlotte is the story of a daughter's fight to survive, and of a mother's fight to live a life of passion and meaning alongside her.

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Clifton Springs Library 618.929 DeJ (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52115300327684
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Lima Public Library BIO JONG (Text)
Adult Biography
32139000990497
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Mount Morris Library 618.92 Jon (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
52123300234587
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Sodus Community Library BIO JONG (Text)
Adult Biographies
52148300465287
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Wood Library Association - Canandaigua 618.92 JON (Text)
Adult Nonfiction
31846002745460
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