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Because of You

Rebekah Gibbs

3 Reviews

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Biography: general, Memoirs, Prose: non-fiction, Coping with illness & specific conditions

A book about the bond between mother and child. Suddenly being a mother wasn't the priority, the priority was staying alive.

This could be any woman s story. And it is every mother s worst nightmare.Casualty actress, Rebekah was just 34 years old and 7 months pregnant when she found a lump in her breast. After twice being examined by doctors and having been told that it was nothing to worry about, Rebekah pushed it from her mind and concentrated on the birth of her beautiful daughter, Gigi. But one night, whilst nursing her baby, Rebekah realised she could still feel the lump. And it was bigger.

Finally, her worst fears were confirmed: just 10 weeks after giving birth, Rebekah was told that she had a fast-growing grade-three cancer and it had spread to her lymph glands. It was the beginning of a journey to hell and back and Rebekah embarked on the fight of her life.

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Praise for Because of You

  • Mine arrived yesterday, have read the first three chapters already, such a well written, heart-felt, full of love, story. You got some great determination Rebekah. Love and light, Sally x

  • I had to hold back the tears on some of it as it is so emotional. The pictures and the front cover are lovely... Well done Rebekah for doing it.... I m sure hundreds of people will be getting the book, so well done. :) Amy xxx

  • Brilliant, seems like fate it jumped out at me, having just had my first mammogram and the results show something, what, the hospital hasn't said, but am in the process of trying to find out what they haven't told me - Rebekah's website

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