Nashville, TN (June 13, 2019)
The Long Goodbye: The Kara Tippetts Story is a new documentary that follows the powerful story of a wife and mother thrust into the national spotlight through a terminal cancer diagnosis. The film was a #1 best-seller on the Amazon documentary chart and remained in the Top 10 for 6-plus weeks. It will release on Netflix on June 23, 2019.

Shot in real-time and featuring Kara’s own vlogs and cell phone videos, The Long Goodbye: The Kara Tippetts Story offers an incredibly vulnerable look into a dying woman’s last days. The film also features Kara’s friends-including Ann Voskamp, Joanna Gaines, Ellie Holcomb, Jim Daly, Dianne Derby from KKTV, and bonus content featuring Joanna Gaines, Ann Voskamp, and Joni Eareckson Tada.

About Kara:
Kara Tippetts, a wife and young mother with terminal breast cancer shares the raw edges of dying with grace, dignity, and a sense of humor. We follow along with this celebrated author and blogger as she navigates through many of our greatest fears – suffering and dying. As a happily married pastor’s wife with four wonderful kids, a terminal cancer diagnosis wasn’t the storybook ending she would have written. Kara helps us realize that time is precious, and through her incredible honesty and ever-present humor, she reminds us that life truly is a gift. Kara was the author of The Hardest Peace (winner of the 2015 ECPA Christian Book Award in the Inspiration category) and blogged faithfully at mundanefaithfulness.com. Cancer was only part of Kara’s story. Her real fight was to live genuinely with joy while facing a crushing reality.

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Ross Cluver
Associate Publisher - Managing Editor

Ross Cluver is a 30 year Christian music veteran who has been with CCM Magazine since 1994. He is currently Associate Publisher at Salem Publishing & Managing Editor of CCM. Before coming to CCM, Ross managed the Harvest Rock Syndicate alternative Christian music magazine and also worked in concert promotion, artist management and radio. Send your industry news and press releases to Ross at: info@salempublishing.com

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