Of Tears and Triumphs

Bud Photopulos, Author, Georgia Photopulos, Author Congdon & Weed $16.95 (204p) ISBN 978-0-86553-197-0
Georgia Photopulos survived a multitude of cancer-related operations, including surgery for a benign brain tumor. Through her Chicago-based syndicated column ``Of Tears and Triumphs'' and through Cancer Call-PAC (People Against Cancer), a hotline for patients and their families, she and her husband reach out to a large audience. In the pages of this personal history, the authors speak of their three-decade marriage, discussing the burdens endured by their two adopted childen and the disruptions to their family life caused by Georgia Photopulos's illnesses and 30 hospitalizations. Yet, the combination of excellent medical care, strong religious belief and supportive friends produced a joyful survivor, as this upbeat, celebratory and helpful guide attests. Author tour. (October)
Reviewed on: 10/01/1988
Release date: 10/01/1988
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