Because of Katie
In the autumn of 2006, the Karen Boren Gerstenberger's family changed forever
with their daughter Katie's cancer diagnosis. This is the true story,
told by Katie's mother, of their journey together through her treatment, surgery, recovery, remission and beyond.
"What a beautiful,
forceful story...the beauty of Katie, the mother's heart, the family's
love, and the importance for the medical community to meet these
harrowing moments of life and crisis with great awareness and
care...Your words will be of such benefit to those who walk this path,
and also those supporting them." -Paula D'Arcy, author of Gift of the
Red Bird and When People Grieve
Poulsbo writer and mother Karen Boren Gerstenberger is also the founder of Katie's Comforters, part of Seattle Children's Hospital Guild
Association, which donates handmade quilts and blankets to comfort
patients of the hospital.