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Book signing at blowfish emporium — June Barrett

January 16, 2012

Blowfish emporium is pleased to welcome June Barrett from 1pm to 3pm on January 24 for a signing of her latest book, "Lori's Miracle. How One Family's Hope and FAith Overcame Adversity". Little Creek Books is proud to announce the release of an inspiring memoir called Lori’s Miracle: How One Family’s Hope and Faith Overcame Adversity. Written by June Barrett, founder of The Crumley House Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center in Limestone, TN this true story of a mother’s struggle to overcome a tragic event was written to help families who are dealing with similar situations.

Lori Beth Ford, for whom the book was named, was 14 years old when she was in a terrible car accident that left her with a traumatic brain injury. The doctors said she wouldn’t live. However, with a lot of hope, faith and support behind her, Lori not only survived, she inspired a turn of events that was bigger that anyone could have ever imagined.
Told through her mother’s voice, Lori’s Miracle is as much June’s story as it is Lori’s. Even though there were no rehabilitation centers that were appropriate for Lori’s brain injury, June was determined to do anything it took to encourage Lori’s recovery. After years of searching but finding nothing suitable, June founded The Crumley House Brain Injury Rehabilitation Center and became the driving force behind an ongoing project that would end up changing many people’s lives.

Little Creek Books publisher Tammy Robinson Smith is enthusiastic when speaking about this latest project. “June Barrett is an inspiration for all parents. The care and dedication she has shown throughout Lori Beth’s recovery over the years is unmatched. What’s more, she is the driving force behind a facility that has helped countless patients and families from all over the world.” Best-selling author Elizabeth Brown adds to that praise stating, “Lori’s Miracle is all about the pathway from longing for what was to accepting what is. Inevitably, the reader recognizes the gifts borne when focus changes from ‘woe-is-me’ to ‘how-can-I-use-this-to-support-others.’ Read this and be encouraged.”

Proceeds from all sales of Lori’s Miracle go to the Brain Injury Scholarship Fund at The Crumley House in honor of Lori Beth Ford. More information about The Crumley House may be found at www.crumleyhouse.com.