New book reveals guide to dealing with cancer aftermath

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Author Dexter G. Thompson bares self-help book about overcoming devastating effects of loss to cancer.

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Don’t let cancer aftermath destroy you, nor let depression and loneliness win

At a young age, author Dexter G. Thompson witnessed firsthand the personal battle his mother has courageously fought against cancer. He shared the pain that she went through, which, instead of being released, was locked away in his personal realm, only to haunt him again in his latter life. In writing the extraordinary bravery of his mother and his troubled, delicate childhood, Thompson found the therapy he needs, and this he aims to share to those people whose fate was similarly corrupted by this devastating illness.

"In Remembrance of Feelings" (published by Xlibris) is a part memoir, part self-help nonfiction, recounting the significant events of Thompson's childhood. The author tells how a young boy at a tender age took the pain of not being able to do anything to ease the constant misery of a mother. Together, they shared moments of laughter and happiness, concealing the bitter reality that these episodes are as precious as their time. He notes his personal bout with depression afterwards, the debilitating despair that came with her death and the emotions that threatened to turn his life around - for worse.

Nonetheless, the author believes, regaining oneself is always the option one must head to, which he took with much effort. While it is easier to fall into despair and throw one's life to waste after all sense are washed away by a single blow of loss, man's true test of character is in reclaiming his spirit - and living on - for the sake of those who have gone but fought hard to hold on. With this, he shares his personal knowledge on self-expression, getting help and sustaining faith for a renewed life.

"Don’t let cancer aftermath destroy you, nor let depression and loneliness win," Thompson says. "Focus on repairing yourself by keeping your love one in mind and knowing that the love one you lost would want you to not give in to cancer’s destructive ways. If you give in to cancer aftermath, then depression wins along with their other friends."

“In Remembrance of Feelings”
By Dexter G. Thompson
Hardcover | 6x9in | 174 pages | ISBN 9781499027693
Softcover | 6x9i in | 174 pages | ISBN 9781499027709
E-Book | 174 pages | ISBN 9781499027686
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Author Dexter G. Thompson is from Charlotte, North Carolina. He has worked in the field of Polymer Physics/Research and Development as a Senior Technical Specialist for 30 years. He has won a Valentine Day Contest for a jingle that contained no more that 16 words to a local radio station, WGIV, that was worth over $3000 in gold and diamonds jewelry in circa 1985. His poem, "BLENDS," won platinum honors from the World of Poetry Foundation, circa 1990. In 1994, he obtained the US Patent Pat.No.5,526,943 for inventing the storage rack.

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