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Hannah's Choice

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The moving and inspirational true story of one little girl's battle against the medical odds and a mother's unwavering love for her daughter

When her daughter Hannah was only four years old, Kirsty Jones received the news that no mother ever wants to hear. Her little girl had leukemia. But Kirsty knew that Hannah was a fighter, and after grueling chemotherapy she beat the d
Paperback, 328 pages
Published March 18th 2010 by HarperCollins UK
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I remember hearing about this girl on the news. When she was little she had leukemia and the chemotherapy she had damaged her heart function. Suffering from heart failure she made the decision that she'd had enough of always being in hospital and refused the chance to have a life saving heart transplant. She'd had the risks and benefits explained to her and maintained that she did not want to go through a heart transplant- that she wasn't prepared to take the anti rejection drugs for the rest of ...more
When i read this book, I was amazed by the journey Hannah went through. She was a very strong and brightful girl. She learned how to live her life at such a young age, and did things that people thought she couldn't even do. I could feel every single emotion reading this book. Chapter by chapter emotions are going all over your head. I'm happy that i got to find an inspiring book like this.
Roller coaster of emotions depicting the story of Hannah who at a young age was diagnosed with Leukaemia and how chemotherapy caused her heart to fail. Having survived cancer she now has to face life with a failing heart and drugs to keep her alive, after many years of this and a proposed transplant Hannah decides to call it a day but later changes her mind .
I can remember this on the news and while being sad I was amazed at that young girl's bravery at the time with the choice she made. as she
Hazel McHaffie
Tells the true story of Hannah Jones who hit the headlines in 2008 when she decided she didn't want a heart transplant; she wanted to go home and enjoy the rest of her days with her parents and siblings. She was only thirteen years old and there was a furore over the rights of children to make such important choices. However, Hannah knew all about pain and hospitals and impossible choices. She developed leukaemia at the age of four and had spent much of her life in hospital and having unpleasant ...more
It was ok. In no doubt the family have been through unbelievable highs and lows but it is hard to get that across. It was interesting to see the story behind the headlines though. The constant change in narrator was off putting at times.
Niki Byrne
What a very brave girl, very moving insightful story.
This book was like you were on a roller coaster of emotions. Its about a little girl called Hannah which at a young age she was diagnosed with Leukaemia and how chemotherapy caused her heart to fail.
However having surviving cancer she has now has to face life with drugs everyday just to keep her alive.

This was well written story and each chapter explains the journey of what Hannah and her mother Kirsty goes through.
i gave up on this one just wasnt into it
So so inspired.
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