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The Backstory

The Backstory of this book to movie journey: In The Beginning: It was in September of 2011 about a month after our mother’s memorial service in Oakville, Ontario. Mary Margaret Herstad, known as “Margie”, passed at the early age of 73. I awoke in the middle of the...

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Why I knew I had to write 2nd Line West

Many people have already read 2nd Line West and the reviews have been incredibly gratifying. I realize how important it was to write this inspiring book and how it has already helped and offered a new perspective and meaning to so many people. The Reviews and the...

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The Turtle Path – Dreams Come Alive

What is a “Turtle Path”? My youngest sister and I were in a meeting last month with movie executives. The meeting was to discuss the finalized movie screen play based on the book 2nd Line West which is being made into a motion picture. I continue to be humbled to be...

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The Eagle Within

In a barn somewhere there was a birth. This baby bird cracked the shell and started life. He was born into a chicken farm. He walked with the chickens. He ate with the chickens. And he slept with the chickens. But he never believed he belonged. He always thought there...

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