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Kay Moore is a Pulitzer Prize nominee, a veteran newspaper journalist, and the author of five books, co-author of more than a dozen titles, and ghost author of more than 100 others. She has written Gathering the Missing Pieces in an Adopted Life, based on her Pulitzer-nominated Houston Chronicle newspaper series; When the Heart Soars Free, a book of Christian fiction; Way Back in the Country, Way Back in the Country Garden, and Way Back in the Gardenia Rows--cookbooks encouraging readers to preserve their family recipes and the stories behind them; and three books in the The Little Brown-Haired Girl series, illustrated children's books. She has co-authored with Ken Sande Peacefakers, Peacebreakers and Peacemakers, a Bible-study guide on biblical peacemaking; the discipleship curriculum MasterLife with the late Avery Willis; When You Both Go to Work with Louis Moore; Winning with former Baylor University head football coach Grant Teaff; Playing the Game with Del Harris; and Recovering from the Losses of Life with H. Norman Wright, among others. Her 20-year newspaper career included 14 years on the Houston Chronicle as well as being city editor of the Plano Star Courier and staff writer for United Press International. She was a senior editor at LifeWay Christian Resources in Nashville, where she supervised the production of the LIFE Support series, a discipleship curriculum that helped people deal with critical issues in their lives such as grief recovery, divorce recovery, painful pasts, codependency, and addictions. Her articles have appeared in a wide variety of magazines, including Moody Monthly, Guideposts, and HomeLife. She is a graduate of Baylor University, where she was a staff writer for The Baylor Lariat. She and her husband, Louis Moore, also a Baylor graduate, are the parents of two children and their spouses and three grandchildren. They make their home in Texas.