As her husband's caregiver for twelve years, Carmen Leal knows first hand the stresses of Huntington’s disease. Carmen is a writer and speaker and the author of nine books including Faces of Huntington’s, Portraits of Huntington’s, The Twenty-Third Psalm for Caregivers, and the Twenty-Third Psalm for Those Who Grieve. Her writings have been featured in Guideposts, Chicken Soup for the Soul, Focus on the Family, Decision Magazine, the Orlando Sentinel, and her personal experience stories have appeared in dozens of compilation book series. A storyteller with a dramatic testimony she is a popular presenter at conventions and conferences, women's retreats, church groups and has spoken at five national and numerous state Huntington’s disease conferences. Her wit, humor, and poignant personal observations, coupled with her down-to-earth style and common sense approach to dealing with life, inspire her audiences. Through her transparency, she has the ability to encourage and bring hope to all. She is the founder of SomeOne Cares Christian Caregiver Conferences. Carmen has two adult sons and with her husband Gary lives in Hawaii on the island of Oahu. To learn more about Carmen visit http://www.carmenleal.com.
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Faces of Huntington's
by Carmen Leal
Faces of Huntington's is an incredible collection of stories, essays, poems, and quotes of those who are in some way connected to Huntington's disease. The book focuses on over sixty people who have HD, are at risk, caregivers, other family members, and friends. It is a beacon of light in what is often a dark world.
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