Everyone should have a friend like Ruthie Leming. This book is the true story of a small-town Louisiana woman diagnosed with lung cancer at the age of 40. Dreher, her journalist brother, chronicles the events of her life as daughter, sister, wife, mother, teacher, and friend.
When her cancer is diagnosed, her strong faith and exemplary lifestyle are a witness to almost everyone in the small town where she lives. Ruthie Leming touches many lives during her chemo treatments and hospital stays in really unexpected ways. The book provides soul-searching insights into what really matters in life. (Grand Central Publishing)
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