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Meet the Author Stepping Stones Bookstore

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Event Type: Announcement
Time: Saturday, September 10, 2022 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Categories: Arts & Culture

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Stepping Stones Chrirstian Bookstore- Grinnell

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Meet the author - Courtney Frey - Iowa author of "Redemption" at Stepping Stones Christian Bookstores!
Saturday, September 10th - 10 am - 4 pm
Grinnell - 1009 Main St
"Redemption" - After surviving a childhood and adolescence rife with sexual and emotional abuse, enduring conflicting feelings about the adoption of her firstborn son, and becoming a young bride--and a young mother, again--Courtney Frey navigated the precarious territory of early adulthood onwhat she felt was the other side of the bridge she and Rebecca had built as girls. But with memories of her past always just below the surface and her mental illness threatening to bubble over and destroy her present, Courtney's life whirled out of control, careening on the edge of blissful highs and dangerous lows. In her real-life tale of being a birth mother, an army wife, and a mom of three earning her college degree, Courtney also shares her struggles with mania, married life, family relationships, parenting, career choices, substance abuse, and discovering her own strength and true priorities from the depths of her darkest hours. Redemption is a love story about an unlovable woman and the man whose refusal to give up on her aides her in saving her own life.
Courtney Frey is an author, speaker, wife, mother of three grown children and grandmother to two granddaughters. She currently resides in Iowa, has a B.S. in psychology, is a birth mother, and is an advocate for mental health and women's issues.

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