4 out of 4 stars
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The agony and suffering that comes with losing a loved one can be excruciating. Losing the unique and magical love you've heard about is another painful aspect of it. This is something you've been searching for your entire life. It might be sad to lose it after obtaining and enjoying it. Living in Color: A Love Story, in Sickness and in Health, by Mike Murphy, is a heartfelt true story where the author’s love and family life were vividly portrayed. You might want to judge the author as you read this because many things may not make sense, but fate can be incredibly illogical, can't it?
Until Margot came to him to publicize an event from her company, Mike was a typical family man with a wife and four wonderful children. Even though they were already married, they immediately fell in love. Despite all of these obstacles, Mike and Margot remained together. Everything was going OK until Margot received her breast cancer diagnosis. Consequently, she spent several years traveling to various hospitals in various nations. Read about Margot's final years and days in Mike Murphy's report.
There is much more to Living in Color than a love story. It's also a tale about a cancer patient's battle with the disease, survival, faith, hope, and belief. I appreciate how the author took his time to capture each recollection in writing and with images. The images are like taking us down memory lane. I felt sick to my stomach while going through the many hospital procedures since it was so heartbreaking. I've never had a very unwell family member. Not only that, but I was picturing how challenging it must be for Mike and Margot to experience that after only recently meeting.
Even though we shouldn't pass judgment on what had occurred, I felt sorry for each spouse. Finding out that the person you had promised each other had abandoned you might be terrible. I believe that if there had been more discipline, the entire affair and divorce might have been prevented. What, however, can we say about fate? What is inevitable will occur. The fact that Mike accepts responsibility for his actions has somewhat calmed me down. It's a beautiful sensation.
I have no objections to this story. Both educational and stirring, it. Margot's fortitude and faith in facing her cancer inspire me. Additionally, the author was honest in his writing; even the conflict between the two of them was described, he didn't hide his readers from the suffering and difficulties they had to endure. I rate this 4 out of 4 stars for these reasons.
No errors were discovered while I was reading. It is, therefore, exceptionally edited. The book contains a few mature situations and occurrences of language. I'll suggest this to folks diagnosed with cancer or to the family members of cancer patients. You'll find the willpower to carry on after reading this. Enjoy!
Living in Color
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