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Lisa's Story
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2006, ISBN: 9780873389525

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Tom Batiuk spent several years as a middle school art teacher before creating the comic strip "Funky Winkerbean" in 1972. Originally a "gag-a-day" comic strip that portrayed life in high school, Funky has evolved into a mature series of real-life stories examining such social issues as teen dating abuse, teen pregnancy, teen suicide, violence in schools, the war in the Middle East, alcoholism. Tom Batiuk spent several years as a middle school art teacher before creating the comic strip "Funky Winkerbean" in 1972. Originally a "gag-a-day" comic strip that portrayed life in high school, Funky has evolved into a mature series of real-life stories examining such social issues as teen dating abuse, teen pregnancy, teen suicide, violence in schools, the war in the Middle East, alcoholism, divorce, and cancer. In 1999, Lisa Moore, one of Funky's friends and a main character, discovered she had breast cancer. Batiuk, unsure about dealing with such a serious subject on the funny pages, decided to go ahead with the story line. He approached the topic with the idea that mixing humor with serious and real themes heightens the reader's interest. Lisa and husband Les faced the same physical, psychological, and social issues as anyone else dealing with the disease. After a mastectomy and chemotherapy, Lisa was cancer free. She finished her law degree, opened a practice, and had a baby daughter, Summer. Then, in the spring of 2006, the cancer returned and metastasized. "Lisa's Story: The Other Shoe" is a collection of both the 1999 comic strips on Lisa's initial battle with cancer and the current series examining her struggle with the disease and its outcome. Additionally, it contains resource material on breast cancer, including early detection, information sources, support systems, and health care. Books, Family and Health~~Coping with Personal Problems~~Coping With Illness, Lisa's Story~~Book~~9780873389525~~Tom Batiuk, , , , , , , , , ,

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Tom Batiuk spent several years as a middle school art teacher before creating the comic strip Funky Winkerbean in 1972. Originally a "gag-a-day" comic strip that portrayed life in high school, Funky has evolved into a mature series of real-life stories examining such social issues as teen dating abuse, teen pregnancy, teen suicide, violence in schools, the war in the Middle East, alcoholism, divorce, and cancer. In 1999, Lisa Moore, one of Funky's friends and a main character, discovered she had breast cancer. Batiuk, unsure about dealing with such a serious subject on the funny pages, decided to go ahead with the story line. He approached the topic with the idea that mixing humor with serious and real themes heightens the reader's interest. Lisa and husband Les faced the same physical, psychological, and social issues as anyone else dealing with the disease. After a mastectomy and chemotherapy, Lisa was cancer free. She finished her law degree, opened a practice, and had a baby daughter, Summer. Then, in the spring of 2006, the cancer returned and metastasized. Lisa's Story: The Other Shoe is a collection of both the 1999 comic strips on Lisa's initial battle with cancer and the current series examining her struggle with the disease and its outcome. Additionally, it contains resource material on breast cancer, including early detection, information sources, support systems, and health care. Lisa's Story: The Other Shoe Batiuk, Tom

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Syndicated in more than 400 newspapers, Tom Batiuk's strip Funky Winkerbean has become known for its treatment of close-to-home issues—and Batiuk's recent series of strips that followed the character Lisa as she coped with the dreaded diagnosis of breast cancer have earned particular acclaim, as well as wide-spread media attention. This book gathers those strips into a single volume, and also includes a comprehensive list of resources for breast-cancer survivors and their families."Tom Batiuk has brought cancer into the unique venue of comic strip with sensitivity, realism, and wit—attributes essential to breast cancer experience."—Andrea Martin, breast cancer survivor and executive director of the Breast Cancer Fund Books Books ~~ Health & Fitness~~ Diseases ~~ Cancer Lisas-Story~~Tom-Batiuk Kent State University Press

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Internationaler Buchtitel. In englischer Sprache. Verlag: KENT ST UNIV PR, 246 Seiten, L=190mm, B=253mm, H=18mm, Gew.=644gr, [GR: 25590 - TB/Geschichte/Sonstiges], [SW: - Diet / Health / Fitness], Kartoniert/Broschiert

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EAN (ISBN-13): 9780873389525
ISBN (ISBN-10): 0873389522
Paperback
Publishing year: 2007
Publisher: KENT ST UNIV PR
246 Pages
Weight: 0,644 kg
Language: eng/Englisch

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ISBN/EAN: 9780873389525

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