Some Things Are Unbreakable
Kate Willette enters a nightmare when she learns of her husband's near-fatal accident on a snowy mountainside. Her graceful account of the first year in this new reality is so vivid that the reader hears the clocks ticking. This is a story of unwavering love and loyalty, of faith brutally tested, and of outcomes possible only when luck, deep courage, and advanced medical t...more
Paperback, 352 pages
Published February 1st 2007 by Lulu.com
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This is a rich and compelling story. Kate Willette talks about the months following her husband's near-fatal accident that left him with a C5-C6 spinal cord injury. It really illustrates the strength of love and family in the face of adversity. Her writing is such that, as the story unfolds, it's almost like reading about people you know. This is a great read for anyone, whether or not they know someone with SCI. If you do know someone with SCI or their family, this story can give you some insig...more
This is an outstanding good read. Written by a woman I met in my work, I was blown away by this beautifully written description of a portion of her life and the insights she garnered from it. She is a mathematics teacher and her command of the language, her ability to juxtapose a quote from a physician, a snippet of the text from her husband's patient chart and her own musings as she walked their challenging path is simply amazing. Never would have expected to find this in a math mind. Very comp...more