A strong woman embraces life
on her
own terms, bringing blessings and tears.

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Berthella died without achieving her lifetime dream of publishing a book. Kerry L Stevens fulfills the dream of his maverick mother by telling her remarkable and poignant story, sprinkled with her poetry and prose.



“A portrait of an exceptional woman. Stevens…has a gift for describing ordinary things in beautiful, artistic ways.”

– Kirkus Reviews

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