River of Hope My Journey with Kathy in Search of Healing from Lou Gehrig’s Disease
This true story chronicles the frustrations and joys of Kathy Tank as she fought to beat Lou Gehrig’s disease (ALS), which she referred to as “this monster within me.”
Told from the perspective of her husband, River of Hope reveals how the medical establishment failed Kathy at nearly every step of the way, and how she discovered a sense of hope and met some wonderful, caring people when she stepped outside of the established medical system.
This story of Kathy’s determinaton to beat a disease the “experts” told her was unbeatable, is both inspiring and tragic, hopeful and heartbreaking. A rare and intimate look into a mysterious disease that, unfortunately, is no longer quite s rare and may not be as mysterious as we thought. An excellent book for anyone who cares about his or her health.