Believing in MagicÂ
My Story of Love, Overcoming Adversity, and Keeping the Faith
byÂ Cookie Johnson
In her powerful and inspiring memoir, Cookie Johnson, wife of NBA legend Earvin âMagicâ Johnson, shares details of her marriage, motherhood, faith, and how an HIV diagnosis twenty-five years ago changed the course of their lives forever.
On November 7, 1991, basketball icon Earvin âMagicâ Johnson stunned the world with the news that he was HIV-positive. For the millions who watched, his announcement became a pivotal moment not only for the nation, but for his family and wife. Twenty-five years later, Cookie Johnson shares her story and the emotional journey that started on that dayâfrom life as a pregnant and joyous newlywed to one filled with the fear that her husband would die, that she and her baby would be infected with the virus, and that their family would be shunned. Believing in Magic is the story of Cookieâs marriage to Earvinânearly four decades of loving each other, losing their way, and eventually finding a path they never imagined.
Never before has Cookie shared her full account of the reasons she stayed and her life with Earvin âMagicâ Johnson. Believing in Magic is her very personal story of survival and triumph as a wife, mother, and faith-filled woman.
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