A Hill to Climb: A Teenager's Battle with Cancer, Depression, and Drug Addiction
According to the American Cancer Society, cancer is the second leading cause of death among children between the ages of one and fourteen. Davy was diagnosed with cancer at the age of fourteen and went on to battle depression and drug addiction for twelve more years. In this captivating true story of love and survival, A Hill to Climb, author Louise Hicks shares the struggles she and her son Davy faced together as they challenged death, questioned God, and fought to find the will to live. A Hill to Climb is the incredible journey of agony, defeat, and hard-won triumph that will resonate strongly in the heart of each reader.
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my cup runneth over
accepting the blessing
anger and disappointment
angels on our shoulders
a hill to climb
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