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Kelle Groom: A Memoir on Alcoholism and Losing Her Son
Kelle Groom: A Memoir on Alcoholism and Losing Her Son

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AIR DATE: April 6, 2012

Kelle Groom was a teenager when she gave up her son to be raised by her aunt and uncle.  She soon downspiraled into alcohol and drugs.  Then she found out her son was dying of leukemia.  Kelle Groom talks about losing her son twice - first to adoption, then to cancer - and her search to find out the secrets of his life... as well as rebuilding her own.
 
Kelle Groom will be signing books at at Barnes and Noble Northwest on Rainbow Blvd. on Saturday, April 7.  She will also be speaking on Saturday, Nov. 3, at the Vegas Valley Book Festival on a panel about memoirs.
 
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Kelle Groom, author and poet, I Wore the Ocean in the Shape of a Girl

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