Twelve Weeks in Spring: The Inspiring Story of Margaret and Her Team

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A woman's seminal role in the hospice movement.

Twelve Weeks in Spring is the inspiring story of a group of people who came together to help a friend battling cancer, and thereby discovered their own unexpected strength and humanity.

In February 1985, 68-year-old Margaret Frazer was told by her doctor she had terminal cancer. A retired, single woman, whose family was far away, she faced a situation all too familiar in our society -- a lonely death in a sterile hospital.

Margaret's lifetime of giving to others was repaid, however, when many of the people she had touched made a remarkable choice. Most of these people were strangers to each other, and sometimes even to Margaret. The Friends of Margaret developed into a smoothly functioning hospice team that cared for Margaret in the comfort of her own home.

Seventeen years after its initial publication, Twelve Weeks in Spring remains a powerful and clear-sighted account of a successful experiment in palliative care.

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June Callwood is the author of Trial Without End, Portrait of Canada, Emma, Emotions and The Man Who Lost Himself.

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Published by Key Productions (1986)
ISBN 10: 0886191157 ISBN 13: 9780886191153
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