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Patricia L. Brooks

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Patricia began her writing career by keeping a diary as a young girl and continues throughout her life to keep reflective journals. She published this memoir as a celebration of her sisters life and is currently working on two other memoirs. One is on her recovery from trauma and surviving violent crime twice. The other is about Alzheimers disease, the disease that took her mothers life the year before her sister died.
Patricia is in a research study at Mayo Clinic/Scottsdale for Alzheimers and is active in the community speaking out on women and violence for research on both of these books.
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She has written many articles, short stories, edited university curriculum and developed a career of seminar presentations. As an inspi
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“There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.”
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“Life is an awful, ugly place to not have a best friend.”
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“Love is needing someone. Love is putting up with someone's bad qualities because they somehow complete you.”
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“Don't think or judge, just listen.”
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Mary Nickum Hi Patricia, glad to be your friend on Goodreads. When you get a second, check out my page and my book.


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