Mom, I'll Stop Crying, If You Stop Crying: A Courageous Battle Against a Deadly Disease

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AuthorHouse, Jun 1, 2001 - Biography & Autobiography - 444 pages
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Valeri displayed a great zest for life. Putting aside constant setbacks, she determinedly pursued the happiness life had to offer. Val's display of love, affection, and vitality for life touched the lives of all who knew her.


"Valeri accepted her fate with internal strength, fortitude and dignity."

-Dr. Wayne Dyer, author of Your Erroneous Zones, The Sky's the Limit, Real Magic


"It's the natural order of things for parents to precede their children in death. The opposite is life's greatest tragedy. Bob Samaras lets us feel that intensely personal loss in a heart-rendering story of pain and courage and love."

-Rich Mayk, Newscaster, WDIV-TV


"...A love affair with life in defiance of death."

-Dr. John Telford, Observer & Eccentric Newspapers and the Oakland (Michigan) Press


"A warm and moving memoir; a testament to the triumph and durability of love."

-Neal Shine, Detroit Free Press

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About the author (2001)

Samaras is a former high school counselor, and baseball and basketball coach. He has been an associate professor at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan, for twenty-one years.

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