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By Anne-Marie Cockburn

On twentieth July 2013 15-year-old Oxford schoolgirl Martha Fernback died by surprise after swallowing part a gram of MDMA powder, extra widely recognized as ecstasy. inside hours her mom, Anne-Marie Cockburn, started to write down her emotions with the intention to channel her surprise and check out to make experience of the tragic lack of her in basic terms baby. From an early age Anne-Marie has used writing to attempt to make experience of her existence. This fresh tragedy propelled her out of the shadows and gave her the arrogance to proportion her writing with the area. during this e-book we subscribe to her in actual time on her surprising and agonising trip, as she offers with the impractical calls for positioned upon a grieving unmarried mum or dad, starts off to deal with the realities of lifestyles on her personal and faces as much as a destiny she may by no means have anticipated.

From the instant Martha died, Anne-Marie recognized that she nonetheless had a destiny, a existence to stay. This revealing, emotional and, finally, uplifting ebook indicates how she used the artwork of writing, mixed with made up our minds self-belief, to lead her in this negative time.

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