Just before her sixth birthday, Elena Desserich was diagnosed with brain cancer and given 135 days to live. After her death, Elena’s parents found hundreds of handwritten notes from Elena hidden around the house. This is their story of Elena’s fight for life and the messages she left behind.
An inspiring title that has captured the attention of the world, Notes Left Behind is told through intimate journal entries written by Elena’s parents, Brooke and Keith.
Included within this book are black and white photos of Elena and the notes she wrote to her family. The notes show us how even during our darkest moments, it is possible to find hope and encouragement through selfless love.