A MOTHER AND SON SPEAK ABOUT THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATION OF LOSING A HUSBAND AND PARENT IN NEW BOOK ENTITLED “DADDY HAS CANCER”
In Episode 4 of Shea Marie Diva & Vixens Podcast, author/NYC Educator Sharon Coggins, sits down with WorldWide Entertainment TV with her 10 year old Son Fabian Amin Williams. The mother and son combo discuss “Daddy Has Cancer,” a story about losing a husband and father to cancer and encouraging men of color to be proactive on personal health.
38-year-old Fabian Williams lost his battle with rectal cancer leaving behind his grieving family and four-year-old son. Half a decade later, a 21-year veteran teacher, Sharon Coggins, and their now ten-year-old son Fabian Amin, transformed their grief into a children’s book to spark healing conversations about mental health, cancer, and losing a loved one. In their first book together, this mother-son duo imparts their harrowing experience of a little boy witnessing his dad’s long battle and devastating ending with Cancer.
SHEA MARIE PODCAST EPISODE 4
Shea Marie Diva & Vixens Podcast is dedicated and named after the rapper and singer from Toronto. She passed away on August 28th, 2021 due to sudden leukemia leaving behind a young son and daughter. The podcast holds a special soft spot for Sharon Coggins and her son Fabian Amin Williams in terms of being an inspiration for mothers and children everywhere dealing with loss of family members to sickness.
Shea Marie Diva & Vixens Podcast is also streaming on all major platforms such as Spotify!
PURCHASE DADDY HAS CANCER
Summary Overview of “Daddy Has Cancer” available at book stores such as Barnes and Noble!
Does someone you love have a terminal illness and you need to explain it to your child?
Fabian Amin is just four years old. He lives in New York City with his family, but has been noticing some changes with his father. His dad isn’t playing with him like he used to and doesn’t seem to have the energy to do anything. Confused by the changes in his father, he learns that cancer is slowly taking his father’s life. His mother has long talks with her son about the changes. Through love and understanding, they begin the healing process together.
Told with heartfelt concern and understanding, this story will connect any reader with the difficult reality of losing a loved one to disease and can help explain the deterioration to a young child. Share this story of connecting with a loved one’s memories at the heart. Heal from the shared experience of reading it together.