About the Author
Gene Hirshhorn LePere is the second daughter of Joseph Hirshhorn, born in October of 1926. Ms. LePere received her B.A. from the University of Southern California in 1949, and her MBA from Pace University in 1977. Raised in Great Neck, New York, the author has lived a bi-coastal life, living in both Los Angeles and New York. She has traveled extensively to India, China, the South Pacific, Jordan, Israel, Oman, Yemen, Turkey, Egypt, and "everywhere but South America." She is the author of Never Pass This Way Again, and has worked as a marketing researcher, antiques dealer, decorator, and social worker, as well as working for Reader's Digest magazine. The author currently works as a genealogist and enjoys hand quilting in her spare time. She lives in Los Angeles, California. To visit the author's website, please visit genehirshhornlepere.com.