Table of Contents for We Will Survive : True Stories of Encouragement, Inspiration, and the Power of Song


Prologue xv
Introduction Behind the Song xvii
Mother Cub Love
1(4)
Susan Lynn Perry
Annie Twice Chosen
5(5)
Annie Bleiberg
Evelyn on Top
10(3)
Alice Muschany
Beyond Survival
13(5)
Darcy Keith
I Loved Lucy
18(4)
Stephanie Gold
Angels in the Ashes
22(6)
Bobbie Cole
When a Child Dies
28(4)
Sandy Fox
I Lived to Sing Again
32(4)
Maria Judge
Bountiful Harvest
36(4)
Cathi LaMarche
Gukurahundi
40(4)
Tendai Mwanaka
Henry's Diagnosis
44(4)
Sarah Heffernan
I'll Be There
48(5)
Andrea Walker
Sandy's Wrath
53(5)
Dr. Cynthia Paulis
Home Is Where My Family Is
58(4)
Carlie Powers
Bonnie the Word Finder
62(4)
T. Marie Nantais
The Ultimate Survival
66(3)
Beckie A. Miller
A Little Piece of Leather That Was Well Put Together
69(5)
Gloria Gaynor
A Car Ride to Heaven
74(5)
Julie Carson
Face Value
79(3)
Carol Harper
Kicking Up Our Heels
82(4)
Linda O'Connell
In Spite of It All
86(3)
Nadia Ali
Broken Angel
89(5)
Cheri Jalbert
Life Wasn't Through with Me Yet
94(4)
Wanda M. Argersinger
The Painting
98(4)
Nancy Vogl
Tess's Recipe for a Long Life
102(4)
Kay Cavanaugh
Blessed, Not Lucky
106(5)
Michelle Deerfield
A Miracle Brought Me Back to Myself
111(4)
Lucinda Stitt
Strength from Within
115(4)
Valerie Benko
Strive, Survive
119(4)
Lara Marikit S. Tierra
Just Talking
123(3)
Lisa Leshaw
Rebirth
126(5)
Marlena Thompson
Reclaiming My Roar
131(4)
Mercedes M. Yardley
Somehow
135(4)
Lynn Obermoeller
What If I Didn't Want to Survive
139(5)
Sue Carswell
The Crack Heard Round the World
144(5)
Michael Gabriel
The Black Eye of the Storm
149(5)
Juliette Summers
Wayward Cells
154(4)
Jean Knight Pace
We Three
158(4)
Andrea Harris
Humming the Song
162(4)
Oxsana Naumkin
Opening the Door
166(5)
Lynn Ruth Miller
Acknowledgments 171(2)
About the Authors 173