Publication date: March 2015
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Mark has been in and out of hospital his whole life – and he’s fed up.
So when his cancer returns, he decides he’s had enough. Running away with his dog Beau, he sets out to climb a mountain – and it’s only when he’s left everything behind that Mark realises he has everything to live for.
The mountain was calling me. I had to run away. I had to. And I didn’t need anyone to go with me.
I tightened the straps on my backpack and held the front screen door open with my foot. ‘Come on, Beau!’ I called, and my voice didn’t shake one bit. It was strong.