Hope and Resilience →

Cari Nierenberg at Live Science, writing about my wife Merri:

“When faced with life and death of a little person you’ve just met, things pale in comparison,” Hackett explained. She’s also learned a lot about having hope, a word that has taken on new meaning for her.

“Hope means much more than just my child or just my family, ” Hackett said. Hope means that as a result of all Josiah has been through, medical advances in cancer treatment might continue to help him and other kids facing the same diagnosis, she said.

“Hope doesn’t stop with one life. It just keeps going,” Hackett said.