That's what a lot of Hummingbird Summer is about. But it's also about not just making it through. It's about living. Living fully, even when your world is falling apart.

" I recalled the scar on Oscar's wrist, the scars down Asten's back, and the scar across Addelai's lips. I recalled the scars littering Liam's face. "It's okay," I told her. "All the strongest people do.

School Daze Directed by Spike Lee Starring Laurence Fishburne, Tisha Campbell-Martin & Samuel L Jackson is released on this day  February 12 1988

School Daze Directed by Spike Lee Starring Laurence Fishburne, Tisha Campbell-Martin & Samuel L Jackson is released on this day February 12 1988

Why don't Chelsea ditch Conte now and hire Luis Enrique?: MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: So if it is to be Luis Enrique, what are…

Why don't Chelsea ditch Conte now and hire Luis Enrique?: MARTIN SAMUEL - CHIEF SPORTS WRITER: So if it is to be Luis Enrique, what are…

Frank Lampard talks to Martin Samuel: On coping with the loss of his mother, Chelsea and that feud with Alonso

Frank Lampard talks to Martin Samuel: On coping with the loss of his mother, Chelsea and that feud with Alonso

In an emotional and remarkably revealing interview, Frank Lampard tells Sportsmail's chief sports writer about the devastating impact of the death of his mother.

MARTIN SAMUEL: Germany is a team bred for success, unlike England

MARTIN SAMUEL: Germany is a team bred for success, unlike England

What sets Germany apart is that they are in a constant state of self-evaluation, while never allowing the free pass of treating a World Cup as a dry run.

MARTIN SAMUEL: Rooney sees red now and then - but so did Vieira #DailyMail

MARTIN SAMUEL: Rooney sees red now and then - but so did Vieira

MARTIN SAMUEL: Wayne Rooney was shown a red card for Manchester United and, predictably, many would have him shown the door as captain, too.

Man United's biggest blunder is the harm done to Moyes by his novice sidekick  Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2410483/MARTIN-SAMUEL-Manchester-United-Ed-Woodward-transfer-blunder.html#ixzz2du4UTwK0 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

MARTIN SAMUEL: Man United's biggest blunder is the harm done to Moyes by his novice sidekick

Man United's biggest blunder is the harm done to Moyes by his novice sidekick Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sport/football/article-2410483/MARTIN-SAMUEL-Manchester-United-Ed-Woodward-transfer-blunder.html#ixzz2du4UTwK0 Follow us: @MailOnline on Twitter | DailyMail on Facebook

MARTIN SAMUEL: Cristiano Ronaldo is a showman we should all cherish

MARTIN SAMUEL: Cristiano Ronaldo is a showman we should all cherish

Martin Samuel: Pendleton is golden after Olympic legend won our hearts

Martin Samuel: Pendleton is golden after Olympic legend won our hearts

MARTIN SAMUEL: Victoria Pendleton proved those that said she was wrong to get on the horse and ride that it was completely the right decision and her fifth place finish at Cheltenham was something to behold.

MARTIN SAMUEL: Pig flu? Send for that lucky swine Sven FUS

MARTIN SAMUEL: Pig flu? Send for that lucky swine Sven

Looks like Sven Goran Eriksson picked the right time to get out of Mexico. He’s always been a lucky swine.

MARTIN SAMUEL Europe mocking Chelsea? Don't make me laugh

MARTIN SAMUEL Europe's elite mocking Chelsea? Don't make me laugh

We all knew Chelsea were better than place, but few expected them to be where they are now. Plus, the final world on John Terry, a bit of Man United, some Spurs and.

MARTIN SAMUEL: Is Alli losing appetite for daily grind?

MARTIN SAMUEL: Is Dele Alli losing his appetite for the daily grind?

Tottenham have too many good players to be falling long. Yet they need Dele Alli; and, increasingly, he is deserting them.

We're not all louts... fans need protecting too - MARTIN SAMUEL #dailymail

We're not all louts... fans need protecting too - MARTIN SAMUEL

MARTIN SAMUEL: So when would have been a good time for Aston Villa to play West Brom? Fans would be inconvenienced, but since when did that matter?

MARTIN SAMUEL 5 POINTS: Watford's disconnect

MARTIN SAMUEL 5 POINTS: Watford's disconnect and Saints' struggles

MARTIN SAMUEL'S FIVE POINTS: Watford is a collection of individuals passing through: manager, players and staff.

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Sportsmail's Martin Samuel up for Sports Writer of the Year award

Gay football group criticise Daily Mail over Joey Barton article

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