On 12th October 1995, Mavis Marsh answered her door to the news every parent dreads most. 'It's your son,' the policeman told her. 'He's been in an accident.' Only hours earlier Matthew had been set for a dazzling future but, in one terrible night, a devastating tragedy altered everything.
Days later, Mavis found herself standing at her son's bedside as doctors told her to give up all hope.
According to them, the damage to Matthew's brain was too severe for him to recover, and the boy she had known and loved was gone forever.
But Mavis and her husband Keith couldn't give up on their only son. And refusing to accept the diagnosis, they started to work with Matthew themselves, desperately urging their comatose son to fight.
For months they tried, to no avail. But then, almost half a year later, he suddenly started to respond ...
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 320 pages, 8pp colour photo section
- Publisher: Cornerstone
- Publication Date: 17/08/2006
- Category: Autobiography: general
- ISBN: 9780099498513