Goodreads asked Laura Ward:

Where did you get the idea for your most recent book?

Laura Ward I was walking at the park, looking for some inspiration for a different book I was working on. I thought about my days as a lifeguard and later on as a teacher. I began daydreaming about a character who had a sister with Down syndrome and Emma was born!

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