Author Caroline Wright on navigating her terminal cancer diagnosis with her two children

What would you do if you had a year to live?

That question is theoretical for most of us, but not for Seattle-based writer Caroline Wright, who was given a year to live after being diagnosed with glioblastoma, a form of brain cancer.

That was nearly three years ago. Since then, Wright has kept her busy lifestyle as she navigates what it means to live with death so close by — and how to talk about that with her two young sons.

Wright’s message to her sons is contained in a new children’s book called “Lasting Love.” She spoke with MPR’s Cathy Wurzer about the book, and her experience since her diagnosis.

Listen to the conversation with the audio player above.

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