Koby Mandell was just 13 on May 8, 2001 when he and his friend Yosef cut school to go hiking. Their bodies were found the next day in a case, brutally stoned to death. The extreme cruelty of this act of terror shocked the world. How does a family cope with such a loss? Koby's mother Sherri has penned this absorbing, deeply painful and yet strangely beautiful account of her loss, sharing her thoughts and emotions as she moves through the first stages of mourning. Sherri's determination to choose hope and faith over despair and hate are humbling and moving, and her journey toward light and healing is an inspiration.