The washing machine breaks. The bills are mounting. Sophie almost electrocutes herself. And just as it couldn’t get any worse, it’s raining and there’s nowhere for the delivery men to park. Now she is going to be late for her appointment.
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In mid-2011, Sophie’s husband is diagnosed with lung cancer. She cares for him with the support of her family and friends until his death in February the following year. Since then, she has raised her girls alone, rising to new challenges, making lots of mistakes, and finding a new place in the world.
This is a story about life, love and loss. A memoir by Sophie Townsend.
A Falling Tree production for the BBC World Service.
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