By Cheng-Wen Wu, Chwan-wen Liu

It is a biography of Dr Felicia Wu. Felicia used to be a scientist with a winning profession in melanoma examine, yet what marked the main awesome point approximately her existence used to be her trip as a very courageous melanoma sufferer and a really decided melanoma fighter. initially, this booklet used to be meant to be an autobiography written and narrated through Felicia herself. She desired to proportion with different melanoma victims her thirteen lengthy years of expertise battling melanoma to organize them for the unintended effects and uncertainties of the remedy, and likewise to inspire them to brace and face their very own therapy with no worry. What she didn't observe then was once that her time used to be ticking away, and her lifestyles trickling off speedy. Writing her personal autobiography proved to be an very unlikely job. Felicia succumbed to the lengthy conflict and departed from this international. Her husband, Dr Cheng-Wen Wu, complete the uncompleted job of writing the ebook in loving reminiscence of her. The biography of Felicia, initially released in chinese language version, has been urged as a interpreting version for college kids in faculties and used to be nominated for an award in Taiwan. Felicia's tale had additionally encouraged the creation of a documentary movie entitled, a fondness for all times, funded and backed through the yankee melanoma Society. This biography of Felicia in English version, painstakingly translated via Dr Cheng-Wen Wu and his participating translator, Ms Annie Chen, will surely stay as much as its unique premise as an suggestion to the touch extra lives and as a resource of energy to all who come upon hassle, sadness and harm at any element in their lives.

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Jing-Ren and Hsi-Kuan often said that although Felicia was not the most intelligent among the siblings, she was undoubtedly the most industrious. In addition, Jing-Ren said that there was once when he was explaining a physics problem to her, she cried because she could not comprehend his answer right away. The principles of motion stayed on her mind for days until she finally understood the concepts, and only then was she able to relax. This was Jing-Ren’s strongest recollection of Felicia’s serious attitude towards everything.

The hardworking, serious and competitive spirit that coursed through her veins was undoubtedly the attributes passed on to her by her parents. All of her life, Felicia had the greatest devotion to her mother and the greatest respect for her father. Her privileged childhood, and especially her mother’s tireless concern and guidance, motivated Felicia to regard academic goals and self-accomplishment as one. Though she was busy pitting in numerous competitions, participating in activities of all sorts, and practicing the piano, Felicia’s grades topped her class without a doubt.

Since that was the first time China Youth Corps had organized an AllTaiwan Bicycle Race, none of the competitors really had any experience. All the young people at the race simply rushed forward when they heard the whistle blow. Felicia, however, started off slowly and found herself at the end of the pack. She gradually accelerated by relaxing her whole body, focused her attention, and slowly lowered her head. By this time, the others were already at the sprinting stage of the race.

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