The Emily Updates (Vol. 5): One Year in the Life of the Girl Who Lived by Thomas PM Barnett
Approx. 22,250 words.
Published on October 13, 2012.
Seventeen years ago, authors Tom and Vonne Barnett were suddenly confronted with every parent’s worst medical “bolt from the blue”: their only child, 30-month-old Emily, was diagnosed with an advanced – meaning metastasized – pediatric cancer. At the time, the thirty-something couple was living in northern Virginia.
What followed was the defining crisis of their now 26-year union.