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I use stories from my own life to illustrate bigger messages for my audience.

In May of 2020, I self-published The Girl with the Robot Leg: Being Brave.  This story is about a young girl with a prosthetic leg shows that her life is similar to that of her friends. She then learns an important lesson about being brave after an interaction with another child who is frightened when she removes her prosthetic leg at the swimming pool.  It is available for purchase here.

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I had the opportunity to read my book for the #WeRead initiative with the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation:.

At TEDx Cherry Creek Women 2018, I had the opportunity to talk about accepting help to achieve the impossible using my experience at Ironman Boulder to illustrate my message: