“It looks like cancer,” the doctor said. Elsie didn’t cry just then, but a few minutes later the impact of his words hit hard. How would they tell the children? So began a thirteen-year journey. Initial treatment was successful, and the immediate threat receded. But always a dark cloud hung over the family—what if the cancer came back? Elsie’s candid story of crushing disappointment, a courageous family, a supporting church, and a loving God.