Brand : Patty Smith

Mango Days: A Teenager Facing Eternity Reflects on the Beauty of Life

Neil f. voje |

Patty smith legacy

I had the honor of meeting patty's parents kit and margie smith while living in hawaii. kit was my running mentor for the honolulu marathon through the leukemia & lymphoma society team in training. they provided me a copy of the book and it so inspired me, that i organized the mango days 5k to honor patty, her writing and to elevate awareness of the need for a cure for cancer. the race is now in it's fifth year under new leadership and patty will live on through her continued inspiration of others. buy the book, read it and pass it on to others. -neil voje

Let's give it a try |


Patty smith's personal account of her final days was collected and published by her family to share the teenager's beautiful spirit and strength. read mango days to lift your thoughts and share her spirit.

Byron adams |

Alaskan marathon

I met patty and mango days through her father, kit, a fellow scot and runner for the leukemia foundation during the l997 alaskan marathon. mango days was a most welcome gift received in hawaii after a visit with kit and margie in august of that same year. i enjoyed patty's message so much that i have obtained several copies on two occasions for gifts to friends and their relatives who faced similar battles with cancer. a remarkable well written message. thanks for listening.