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When life threw Judy Duarte a curve twenty years ago, she did what many newly single mothers do. She pulled herself and her four kids together, became even more determined to come out on top, and decided to start following her dreams. What better role model could she provide her children than to show them that anything is possible? So, she returned to school, graduating from UC Irvine about the same time her oldest kids hit the teen years.

With her dream of getting her degree having come true, another dream presented itself by way of a new, perfect mate. Life was good again, but one dream still nagged at her:

"I always knew there was a book inside me, but since English was my least favorite subject in school, I never considered myself a write
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Average rating: 3.70 · 2,968 ratings · 360 reviews · 145 distinct works · Similar authors
Mulberry Park

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Christmas On Nutcracker Court

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The House On Sugar Plum Lane

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Entertaining Angels

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And Babies Make Five

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“And a weak person will find it easier to take what someone else has earned rather than risk working hard and achieving something on his own.”
Judy Duarte, Mulberry Park

“And the biggest reward was reaping the kind of life I deserved.”
Judy Duarte, Mulberry Park

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message 1: by Betty

Betty Yarbrough judy.i tryed to send you my address upon your request for a copy of house on sugar plum lane but for some reason my compture would not bring up your web page.this might not be the right place to leave a message but i did want to get back to you .i did find a copt from amozon.com.thanks again for you help.GOD BLESS.Betty Yarbrough.


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