Tells the powerful, intimate, eight-year saga of an ordinary family who
confronted the tragedy of their daughter's near-fatal automobile accident,
the discovery that Nancy would never recover from her brain-damaged
"persistent vegetative state," the agonizing decision to remove Nancy from
life support, the three-and-a-half year legal battle with the State of
Missouri to win the right to let their daughter die, and finally, the
reality of letting Nancy go.
"I’ll be beginning medical school at Wayne State University beginning the fall of 2009 while participating in the U.S. Air Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program. Upon receipt of my MD, I intend to enter into a residency in family Medicine and afterwards practice as a family physician in the U.S. Air force."