Beginning in 2017, several close family members became ill, and I was the designated caregiver. I was always taught that you help your family and friends whenever possible without question. It never occurred to me to do otherwise even though my life had basically stopped. The Help Chronicles was written as a testament to the time I spent helping my family members and how I learned the varied definitions of this small four-letter word. It was a trying and sad time for me, but the help I provided for them showed me the difference I made in their lives and how grateful they were to me. Though they didn't ask, they accepted all of the help I could give them.