Footprints of Courage by Jan Jenkins

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With exceptional candor and shocking detail, Jan Jenkins wrote Footprints of Courage--the first look inside the tragic and untold saga of the Chris Jenkins murder investigation undertaken by the family who loved him. Chris's parents and sister took extraordinary measures to force the truth into the light by securing the assistance of global leaders in water rescue and recovery, analyzing autopsy and recovery photos for clues?the list of steps they were forced to take on their own initiative is endless.Chris's disappearance captivated a city, and then a nation, when the public learned that dozens of young men in the preceding twelve years had met a similar fate. While pushing to unravel the mystery of his murder, Chris's courageous family paved the way for federal involvement in the possible serial homicides of more than seventy victims.
 

About Jan Jenkins

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Jan Jenkins, mother of Sara and Chris, has always believed her role as a mother was the most important one. Over the past twenty-five years, Jan has served as a workshop leader, keynote speaker, executive coach, and facilitator of change in the United States, Canada, Europe, and South America. Believing that effectiveness and ultimately life satisfaction depend on our ability to adapt to ever-changing environments, Jan practices resilience in facing life's inevitable challenges. She is personally committed to making every day count since her son's tragic murder in 2002, which convinced her that life is a short journey. In their relentless quest to find Chris and seek justice, Jan and her husband, Steve, have appeared on “Good Morning America,” “On the Record” with Greta Van Susteren, “Hannity & Colmes,” and “Anderson Cooper 360,” as well as many other local and national newscasts. Jan and Steve Jenkins live in Minnesota.
 
Published July 13, 2010 by Tasora Books. 320 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs. Non-fiction

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