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Lisa Niemi Swayze Talks About New Book at The Grove

Patrick Swayze's widow, Lisa Niemi Swayze, chatted with "Extra's" Mario Lopez at The Grove about her book, "Worth Fighting For: Love, Loss, and Moving Forward."

Lisa decided to write her inspirational tell-all about Patrick, who died two years ago after a long battle with pancreatic cancer, saying, "Hopefully our experience going through that, that whole journey, can offer people some hope."

Lisa said she still feels Swayze's presence, and smiled, "I do, all the time. I dream about him every night -- sometimes it's a regular dream, sometimes it's very meaningful."

She recalled how Patrick proposed to her, and said, "We were in the middle of a tickling fight on the futon, and in the middle of it, he paused and says, 'Well, why don't we do it?' and I said, 'What do you mean?' He said, 'Why don't we get married?'"

Lisa hopes people will read her book, and be able to take away a valuable lesson. "All of us are faced with loss and there's incredible gifts that can be yielded from the situation. It can bring people closer than ever before, and in learning how to die, you really learn how to live."

Click here for more information about "Worth Fighting For: Love, Loss, and Moving Forward."

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