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Jan Steele

Jan Steele
Jan Steele grew up in the burbs of Chicago and after thirty-two years of shoveling snow, moved to San Diego with her husband and children. She has taught everything from Kindergarten through high school but found her passion for writing years later while living as an expat in Asia for four years. She is the author of the best-selling, award-winning women's fiction book Shoes on the Stairs, is a contributing author of Chicken Soup for the Soul, Miracles and More (2018), an MFA graduate from UC Riverside, and shares a blog with her sister-in-law, www.killingjunecleaver.blogspot.com. You can also visit her at her website, www.jansteeleauthor.com. In addition to writing, she loves to travel, volunteer, watch college basketball (go Zags!) and sunsets.
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This Is What It Takes To Raise A Teen With Depression And Trauma

Raising teens is difficult. But when you have a teen who has suffered severe trauma and struggles with incapacitating depression, there are so many added layers to pierce, to rip through to get to the person it's protecting.