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What do you say when someone apologizes for the death of your dad? "It seemed like we were watching a sad movie that we were really invested in, but it could be turned off by the click of a remote. Life would automatically switch back to normal, and everything would be okay again. Looking into the faces of my best friends, I saw that it wasn't going to happen." Thirteen-ye ...more
Hardcover, 138 pages
Published October 15th 2019 by Koehler Books
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Kelly  (UnshelvedEdition)
Oct 08, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I was very nervous going into this book because the topic of cancer and loss of a family member is something so painful and so real that many of us have felt. Losing a loved one is hard. Reading about someone else losing one of the people they love the most, isn’t much easier however this beautiful story gives you a sense of comfort and support

What I loved most about this book was the authenticity and overall genuine emotion that came through Mary’s writing. As someone who also has a father who
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Melissa
Oct 12, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Through A Daughter's Eyes is a quick but emotional read. In her first published work, Mary DeJong does an excellent job of getting back in the mindset of her teenage self and reliving a very difficult part of her life. With impressive writing and a non-linear timeline, the story is told largely from the perspective of young Mary but also includes some communications from both her parents as well as an afterword from her mom and sisters.

The flow of the book is perfect. Rather than focusing entire
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Sep 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I read this one a bit ago now and am finally getting around to getting caught up on reviews. I feel as if re-visiting Through a Daughter's Eyes is exactly what I needed right now. 2020 has brought a lot of loss and hardship to everyone I know and I feel like the emotions and perspectives in this book works right alongside everything I'm feeling right now. Through a Daughter's Eyes is a beautifully written account of a family coming to terms with losing a husband and father. The whole book we fee ...more
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Through a Daughter's Eyes was the book I needed in my life right now. It is perfect for anyone who has ever lost or almost lost a loved one.

I was a bit nervous to read a story that dealt with the loss of a family member because it is like opening an old wound for me. I too am experiencing something similar to Mary's story. My dad was diagnosed with stage 4 liver disease about 7 years ago and I h
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I recieved a free e-book ARC to review. All opinions are my own.

"Through a Daughter's Eye's is a heartbreaking, beautiful story about a family's journey as they navigate life with their husband and father who is battling cancer. Mary shows how an amazing support system and strong faith guides them as they face some of their toughest challenges and come out stronger in the end." ❤

TW: cancer, death
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Jordyn Roesler
Oct 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Biased review having went to school with the author... but this is such an emotional, powerful book even being so short. I loved the format, going back and forth between memories and emails from different points before, during, and after her dad’s battle with cancer. I was totally immersed and feel like I’ve been given some new perspective on family and life.
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Oct 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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A thoughtful perspective of a time that had so many sides. The varied views brought great depth, caring and emotion.

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