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December 22, 2011
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Children's book teaches about cancer

Carson Valley resident Colleen Nestroyl recently published her seventh children's book, "Great Days of Fun."

The book is geared toward children with cancer, and focuses on helping them understand what cancer is.

"There's no books out there for little children with cancer," Nestroyl said. "I want them to understand that they can have a light at the end of the tunnel."

Squirrelly Squirrel, the main character, is diagnosed with bone cancer and undergoes laser treatments and losing his hair. His community of Lampe Park helps him understand what is happening to him and stays by his side through treatments and …

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The Record Courier Updated Dec 22, 2011 05:34PM Published Dec 22, 2011 05:32PM Copyright 2011 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.