“A friend wants you to become everything you were meant to be…”
Angel Award Recipient!
Giving in to an inescapable momentum to write down her story, Sherry did just that, culminating in her book, I Don’t Remember Signing Up For Cancer! She subsequently was the recipient of Excellence in Media’s 1999 International Angel Award; one of the highest recognition’s given in communication, honoring works of outstanding moral, ethical and/or social impact. The founder and producer of the Angel Award, Mary Dorr presented Sherry a Silver Angel trophy, for the revised edition of her book. The Awards Banquet was held at the Hollywood Roosevelt Hotel and the late Steve Allen and his wife Jayne Meadows emceed the program!
Others honored along with Sherry at this same ceremony were Roma Downey of “Touched By An Angel,” Gerald McRaney of “Promise Land,” Craig T. Nelson, Roy “Dusty” Rogers, Entertainment Tonight, Dr. George Otis, the animated movie “The Prince of Egypt,” Tom Brokaw for his book, The Greatest Generation, Tokyo producer Masamichi Kawabata, and Roberto Benigni’s foreign film, “Life is Beautiful.”
“Sherry’s book is a humorous window of hope for the discouraged heart.”
– Barbara Johnson popular humorist and author of many books, including, Living Somewhere Between Estrogen and Death, and Stick a Geranium in Your Hat and Be Happy.
“Many books which deal with difficult subjects are themselves difficult or depressing to read. Such is not the case with this book. Sherry utilizes her effervescent “Popular Sanguine” personality to offer hope, help and encouragement to those facing the difficulties and decisions involved with breast cancer and reconstruction.”
– Florence Littauer president of CLASS Speakers, Inc. Conference speaker and author of several books including Personality Plus and Silver Boxes.
“I Don’t Remember Signing Up for Cancer! is a book full of humor, heart and hope.”
– Patsy Clairmont conference speaker and author of several books including, God Uses Cracked Pots, and Sportin’ a ‘Tude
“Sherry Waldrip’s book is a must-read for anyone looking for an alternative to silicone implants for reconstructive surgery. Her own story is laced with humor and faith in the face of cancer and the amputation of a breast.”
– Anne Frahm Speaker and author of several books including A Cancer Battle Plan and Reclaim Your Faith.