"This is a very heartfelt and moving story, told simply with unrestrained emotion.
―Cynthia J Faryon, Author of Sisters Torn & Freelance Writer The courage to expose the best and the worst of oneself for all the public to see is a rare strength. Marianne shows that strength page after page.―Dan Guetre, Publisher
This is a story of a woman's undying need to be recognized and loved, and to love. It's about a woman who survives poverty, homelessness and depravation, only to rise above those conditions to find forgiveness, humanity and self-worth. - James Kostelniuk, Author of Wolves Among Sheep & Freelance Writer
Finding Gloria is the memoir of a woman who was given up at birth, experienced physical and emotional abuse and makes her way through a difficult journey to a happier present. The title is appropriate to the story and the author should be commended for recording this tale of extreme suffering and her journey out of the ashes. Many people say they want to write a book but this author followed through when most do not. That the author was able to reach the present with a loving and forgiving heart is a testament to her strength. 20th Annual Writer's Digest Annual Self-Published Book Awards
To find forgiveness of herself and her family like that, it's so beautiful and it's so powerful - her strength I sat in awe of her while listening to her story. - Justine Routhier, CJOB Radio.
Finding Gloria is one woman's incredible story of love, loss, redemption, and forgiveness, even in the face of devastating events. A beautiful and moving tale, Curtis' raw emotion and fragile hope is revealed through her candid prose and unbreakable spirit.
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From the Author
Finding Gloria is a true story! It is my life story.