It was the biggest and most frightening day of her life. Judy Cheng could only watch helplessly with her family as her father, diagsed in the final stages of colon cancer, was wheeled into the operating room. At that moment, Judy realized that as amazing as life can be, it is t always beer and skittles. As her father's terminal illness began playing a significant role in her life as well as the lives of her three siblings, Judy prepared to courageously face what would become an uphill battle. With moving honesty, Judy details how her father's four children came together and pledged to provide him with as much love and support as possible as colon cancer ravaged his body. As her father relied on his strong will to slowly recover from surgery that removed vital organs along with the tumor, Judy provides a heartfelt glimpse into her caregiving duties as she and her siblings provided encouragement, unconditional love, and financial support. While each day passed, Judy shares how they all learned to live in the moment and embraced hope, even when the news about her father's condition became less than desirable. A Silent Strong Man is the poignant story of an octogenarian's journey through terminal cancer as the four apples of his eye stood by his side and learned valuable lessons about life, love, and family.