Heart of This Family: Lessons in Down Syndrome and Love

by Linda Morrow 1966, the Beatles and “Leave It To Beaver” reign, the Vietnam War and Civil Rights rage, feminism is unheard of, and Linda’s first baby is diagnosed with Down syndrome. Linda refuses to institutionalize him, determined to raise Steve at home. For the...

In Search of Pink Flamingos

by Susan Greisen A young woman defies her parents’ demands to become a farmer’s wife. At age nineteen, with a suitcase full of farm-smarts and a license to be a practical nurse, Susan joins the Peace Corps in Africa. She meets multiple challenges in her...
A Quest for Tears: Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury

A Quest for Tears: Surviving Traumatic Brain Injury

by Seán Dwyer When his small Honda is rear-ended by a much larger vehicle (traveling at 55 miles per hour), the Honda is demolished and while the small car’s owner manages to walk away, he suffers extensive brain injury.  His struggle to regain memory, sense of...

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