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The Last 18 is a story of a mother and her two sons, and the bonds between a family that cannot be broken, no matter the ailment. It explores the question: What would you do if you had two months left with a loved one? Do you make their final days comfortable, normal, routine? Act like nothing was different or wrong, like so many request? Or do you attempt the fantastic, the amazing, the miraculous?
Travis Mewhirter is a 24-year-old sportswriter currently living in Navarre, Fla. with his wolfdog, Sam, writing prep and college sports for the Northwest Florida Daily News . A 2012 graduate of the University of Maryland's Philip Merrill College of Journalism, he has previously been a PGA Tour columnist for Yahoo! Sports and a sportswriter for The Washington Post. You can contact him through email at firstname.lastname@example.org or twitter @TravisMWnwfdn