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"Stories From the Heart"

“Th1rteen R3asons Why-Not”

  “Thirteen Reasons Why-Not“ I was recently interviewed by Brian Schlonsky of ABCNews, 10 KGTV-San Diego, about my personal take on the highly controversial Netflix series, “Th1rteen R3asons Why.” The series is a screen adaptation of author Jay Asher’s 2007 fictional novel.  “Th1rteen R3asons Why,” revolves around a high school student, Clay Jensen, and his

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“My Tamed Monster”

This is a brief account I was asked to share in an upcoming book. It highlights how difficult, yet rewarding, it was at times to be the only support my husband had as we struggled with his mental illness and our faith.   My plan is to pen a more detailed account in a book

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What if…

While in La Jolla California toady, I decide to stop off at my favorite cantina for a bite to eat.  Those who know me well enough know I’m referring to Josés Courtroom on Prospect.  Known for its fine dining, high-end shopping and many art galleries; La Jolla is a small “Jewel by the Sea” where

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The Story behind the picture…

Rex and Connie Kennemer lost their only child, Todd Kennemer 25, to suicide, after a fierce bout of mental illness.  The Kennemers have dedicated their lives to working within the mental health community and the faith community to reduce stigma and to educate in the arenas of mental health and suicide prevention. Barb Harris is

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