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The Wish by Dori Hartley, copyright 2011 CHAPTER ONE Gretchen Dougherty, sloppy on tequila and tears, stumbled her way through her high-rise luxury apartment, and out onto the rain-soaked balcony. Getting a good dose of fresh air was not what the weep-weary woman needed, nor would a brisk slap...
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In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I was privileged to work with several authors to bring their stories alive for AOL Healthy Living, Huffington Post, and Red Room. I was touched by the variety of moving, poignant, and—yes—humorous and joyful pieces. As such, we've decided to feature them...
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Thanks to Gina Misiroglu and the amazing team at Red Room, my essay, "Waiting for My Teen to Become a Monster" is now front and center on Huffington Post's Parenting Section. "They tell me I have very little time left before my sweet and adoring 13-year-old daughter does an about face on me and...
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ANGELS AND ECHOES - a novel by Dori Hartley New Yorker, Olivia Lang is diagnosed with breast cancer and must undergo major surgery and aggressive chemotherapy. Her post-operative scars are so abhorrent to her husband, that he shuns her emotionally and physically, eventually divorcing her. Lonely...