Finding Happy by Connie Langhorst
A Memoir

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Tina Marie experiences a life-altering premonition on the eve of her fiftieth birthday and travels the road to her past to find happiness in the here and now. Confronting her innermost demons, she revisits her childhood, shares poignant and comical moments from highs of dealing with hilarious episodes of sibling rivalry, fashion debacles, baton twirling lessons, and an unfortunate encounter with a monkey, to lows of living with her abusive, alcoholic father. Finding Happy is set in Cincinnati (OH), during the culture shift from the 1950's to 1960's. The story is detailed with nostalgia, period references, and regional history and colloquialism. At heart, it is a story is about acceptance and self-healing. This timely book has appeal today when everything old is new again. Women who champion their own destinies, especially those who let go of the past to embrace the future, will enjoy reading this book!

About Connie Langhorst

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Connie and her husband, Thomas, live at the southernmost tip of Pinellas County on the island of Tierra Verde, near St. Petersburg (FL).   A real estate professional by day, Connie serves as editor and featured writer for The Island Reporter, a community newspaper serving the South Gulf Beaches area.   Her writing has appeared in various newspapers, magazines, and trade publications.  In addition to hosting real estate seminars, public speaking, news reporting, and writing fiction, Connie has an extensive background as an award-winning writer/producer for educational public radio stations, including WMKV 89.3 FM and WVXU 91.7 FM in Cincinnati (OH).   Connie is also a founding member of the board of Media Heritage, a nonprofit organization devoted to the preservation of Cincinnati's broadcasting history.
Published January 12, 2006 by AuthorHouse. 260 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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