Trevor Smith Schaefer was the boy who had everything. Then the piercing headaches came and up-ended his world. A brain cancer diagnosis just after his 13th birthday marked the start of a journey of recovery and personal growth. With his mother, Trevor became an advocate for children with cancer and a champion for the protection of small communities from environmental contamination leading to disease clusters.
This true story is a must-read for anyone who has faced seemingly insurmountable personal challenges in a world that has stopped listening. Through Trevor's own trek to recovery and triumph, we learn that embracing one's physical and emotional pain, and facing up to one's mistakes, can often be the first step toward progress. The Boy on the Lake is an easy-to-read reference on how America's small towns, and the children who live in them, are slipping through the cracks of environmental overreach and falling victim to a broken system, one that has come under review in Washington and has led to the creation of United States Senate Bill S.76, Trevor's Law.
Susan Rosser is the co-author of two national and international best sellers, Just Desserts and A Matter of Betrayal. She is a former press deputy for two Los Angeles County Supervisors. She also was an educator and freelance magazine writer. She graduated Phi Beta Kappa from UCLA with a BA in English and a MA in English Literature. She resides with her husband in Rancho Mirage, California.