Help Me Live: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know Author:
Lori Hope visits Google's Mountain View, CA headquarters to discuss her book "Help Me Live: 20 Things People with Cancer Want You to Know." This event took place on June 12, 2008, as part of the Authors@Google series.
When we hear that someone close to us has been diagnosed with cancer, we want nothing more than to comfort them with words of hope, support, and love. But sometimes we don't know what to say or do, and don't feel comfortable asking. With sensitive insights and thoughtful anecdotes, Help Me Live provides a personal yet thoroughly researched account of words and actions that are most helpful. Based on the author's own experiences with cancer, as well as interviews and surveys with many others who have had this disease, each chapter tells intimate stories about one of the 20 most important messages people with cancer want to convey
Lori Hope, a cancer survivor herself, has produced more than 20 documentaries, winning dozens of awards including two Emmys. Currently managing editor of Bay Area BusinessWoman News, Hope has been published in Newsweek and her essays have been broadcast on radio stations nationwide.