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Two Mothers, One Prayer book

On September 3rd, OPACC will receive $5 from every sale of the book “Two Mothers, One Prayer”!

Simply visit on Sept. 3rd and enter code “CCAM-OPACC” in the comments section when placing your order. Each book is only $20 ($15 + $5 shipping)!

The book is about the journey of two mothers, one in Canada and one in the U.S., whose 12 year old daughters, Celeste and Hayley, were both diagnosed with Pineoblastoma (a type of brain tumour) in 2011. Sadly, Celeste passed away in 2013. Hayley is bravely enduring more treatments. This inspiring book of hope, strength, and courage chronicles the story of the two families in order to help other parents whose children have cancer.

OPACC would like to thank Laura and Laurie for reaching out so generously and offering to donate proceeds of their book sales to us on that day!

See more info. on the book here:



“Two Mothers, One Prayer - two moms' moving accounts of their families' childhood cancer journeys told with honesty, love, humour and respect via their shared emails makes for compelling reading.” – Susan Kuczynski, OPACC Parent Liaison

"A very moving and powerful book! A must read for anyone dealing with a life changing battle with their health." - Dr. Scott Taylor

“Two Mothers, One Prayer carries the reader on a beautiful journey though the devastating world of childhood cancer. Navigating the day to day struggles with love and courage, inspiring hope on every page.” - Christina Rasmussen, "Second Firsts: Live, Laugh and Love Again"

“Laura I just finished your book and I have to tell you it is amazing. It is so beautifully written and the actual emails between yourself and Laurie, are wonderful. When you spoke about the diagnosis and treatments, I could almost replace Celeste's name with Kelsey, I could relate so well. I really like how you prepared Celeste for the transition and shared that because really, what do we know about preparing our child for death. I hope that your book can be shared with patients and families in every pediatric oncology ward.” - Lana Hill


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