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Olivia publishes her poetry

“ It helped me to feel a lot better. ”

- Olivia

During her hospital visits for a brain tumor, Olivia’s pictures and poetry made her feel better. So she wished to publish a book of her poetry and illustrations. 6 News, WLNS in Lansing, Mich., reports on the author and artist as she reads from her book, You Make My Face Smile.

by Olivia

Live your life
Shout out loud
Have some fun
And make a crowd

(excerpt from You Make My Face Smile)

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Where could I buy a copy of this book? Make-A-Wish is a huge part of my life and I teach. What a great way to introduce poetry to the kids.

August 12, 2014 - 8:39 PM

James E.

Olivia you are a beautiful awesome young one. Child cancer warriors never stop amazing me :)

August 13, 2014 - 6:31 AM

Sandy W.

Where do I get a copy if her poems.

August 13, 2014 - 7:12 AM

Robin H.

How/where can I get a copy of this book for my granddaughter who is also a wish kid that loves poetry??

August 13, 2014 - 12:10 PM

Make-A-Wish America

Olivia's dad wrote that books can be ordered via Facebook ( or one can mail a check or money order for $15.00 per book to: Liv Via Books, 401 E. Main Street, DeWitt, MI 48820

August 14, 2014 - 7:00 AM

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