Life on its Own Terms

Life on its Own Terms

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An exciting, uplifting memoir about one womana€™s resilience and enthusiasm for life from birth to 78 years which, by example, shows life need not end after tragedy. In a succinct, down to earth, confidential manner, Lee shares: a€c Alabama farm life in the 1930s including pulling a litter of pigs out of mama pig at age five. a€c The heartbreak of love lost. a€c The creative excitement of being a professional ballroom dancer/model. a€c The pleasure of being Bobby Darina€™s lover. a€c The intrigue of traveling Europe with a man sought by the FBI. a€c The passion of breeding top working dogs and training them through Schutzhund. a€c The honor of co-authoring a successful book on Min Pin dogs and finishing her own champions. a€c The survival of several near death experiences like piloting her Cessna plane into a spin toward the ocean, rolling a pickup three times and having her heart stop for 10 minutes after surgery. a€c The pain of losing one husband in a car accident, another to diabetes and a third one when she threw him out. a€c The grace of finding solace and healing through her art. a€c The joy of returning to ballroom dancing at age 76 and finding love with a friend from 50 years earlier.I have never been one to sit around the house and do nothing. It seemed like everything I wanted to do cost money, which I didna#39;t have. ... The first studio I chose wasthe Fred Astaire DanceStudio in Hoover, just south of Birmingham. I walkedinanbsp;...

Title:Life on its Own Terms
Author:Lee Littenberg
Publisher:iUniverse - 2014-02-25


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