Based in part on a true story, Alive Day is an inspiring, affirming tale about the power of love, loyalty and living full-out. A Marine's "Alive Day" celebrates survival after an almost certain death. It's a time of hope and joy. But Antwone Carver’s isn’t celebrating. Home from war but not quite whole, Antwone’s having trouble dealing with his new physical limitations. Psychiatrist Brenden McCarthy can relate. He thought he’d lost everything when he was blinded in a mountain climbing accident. But with God’s help, he’s now living a satisfying life and feels called to help Antwone do the same. Problem is, he’s hit one dead end after another trying to reach this bitter young Marine. Enter Brenden’s big-hearted and courageous black Labrador, Nelson.With boundless energy, contagious optimism, and a big heart, Nelson shows them both what it means to live a truly abundant life. The journey Brenden began in the heartwarming novel Together continues with Alive Day.