“Of course you’re crying. You’re very, very frightened.” Sophie had started to convince herself that she had overreacted – but she hadn’t. And now nobody must know.
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In mid-2011, Sophie’s husband was diagnosed with lung cancer. She cared 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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