Brian Lucas presents Here Comes the Sun: A Young Family's Journey Through Cancer

Here Comes the Sun is the tale of a quest. It offers a clear and honest look at what happens when an illness throws life off track, and how a combination of science, love, and serendipity can help put things right.

At the age of thirty-four, Betsy Lucas was diagnosed with late-stage leukemia. Without treatment she had only months to live. At the time her daughters were ten-months old and three-years old. Together, Betsy and her husband, Brian, started a journey through chemo, radiation, and a bone marrow transplant. The path was far from steady, but with the help of countless supporters and a generous young man in Germany, they put one foot in front of the other, crossing days, months, and years off the calendar on the way to being cured. Here Comes the Sun isn’t a cancer story—it’s a love story.

Join us for a special evening with Brian Lucas, who will read from and sign Here Comes the Sun, winner of the 2014 Midwest Book Award in the Autobiography/Memoir category.

About the Author: 

Brian Lucas lives in Minneapolis with his wife, Betsy, his daughters, Julia and Molly, and their dog, Bella.

He is chair of the board of the Minnesota Chapter of the Leukemia Lymphoma Society, and in 2006, he was named to the Twin Cities Business Journal’s annual “40 under 40” list of influential members of the local business community. He is a graduate of the Leadership Twin Cities program and he completed the Policy Fellows program at the University of Minnesota Humphrey School of public affairs.