When Nancy Schwartz's baby is born with Down Syndrome she thinks her life is over but instead her son teaches her more about life and love than any of her degrees. This book is both is a love letter and a map. Experience how it feels to think your life is over after having an unlovable baby. At first the loss seems impossible to overcome. Alex becomes the author's greatest teacher. Love is stronger than fear. Divided in three parts: the story, the lessons Alex taught the writer and Alex's perspective.