LIFE AND DEATH: NO COINCEDENCES- May 5, 2012. It was Cinco de Mayo, it was Everett Glenn's 19th birthday, and it was All-College Day at Lafayette College, where Everett was a freshman. It was also the day that Joanne Glenn lost her youngest son to alcohol poisoning. In this beautiful memoir, a mother recounts her son's short but meaningful life, as she struggles to pull the pieces together and find peace in the comfort of her faith, family, friends, and cherished memories. A tale with a powerful message to young people and adults alike.