Tag Archives: illness

A daughter’s journey to acceptance

A memoir by Boston College alumna Suzanne Maggio tells the story of facing difficult truths and finding an unexpected path to unconditional love following the death of her mother from Alzheimer’s disease. Maggio, who earned a bachelor’s degree in English, … Continue reading

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What’s wrong with me?

Award-winning writer Meghan O’Rourke will speak on “What’s Wrong With Me?: The Mysteries of Chronic Illness” on Mar. 30 at 7 p.m. in Gasson Hall, room 100. She is the author of the memoir The Long Goodbye, an account of her mother’s … Continue reading

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After the diagnosis

In the spirit of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, BC Bookmarks highlights a book by Ann Murray Paige, a member of the BC Class of 1987 who was first diagnosed with breast cancer at age 38. Paige is the author … Continue reading

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