For ten years until his father's death in 2009, Gary LeBlanc was faithfully there as his father fought through the ups and downs of having Alzheimer's disease. LeBlanc's ensuing book about his experience has helped thousands of people navigate tough times. It's titled Staying Afloat in a Sea of Forgetfulness.
It was only three years ago when Lisa Adams of Grove City, Ohio, first learned her then four-year-old daughter Eden had neuroblastoma. A National Institutes of Health website defines it as a malignant (cancerous) tumor that develops from nerve tissue and occurs in infants and children.