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What is a meaningful life? Does thinking about disability change your answer? Heather Lanier, author of Raising a Rare Girl, talks with Amy Julia about her daughter’s diagnosis and subsequent reactions from medical professionals, parents’ expectations for their children, the gift of vulnerability, the power of language, and the truth that love is stronger than fear.
Heather Lanier “is a poet, essayist, teacher, and speaker. An assistant professor of creative writing at Rowan University, she is the author of the memoir, Raising a Rare Girl.”
- Website: heatherlanierwriter.com
- Facebook: @heatherkirnlanier
- Instagram: @heatherklanier
- Twitter: @heatherklanier
On the Podcast:
- Heather’s book: Raising a Rare Girl
- Amy Julia’s book: A Good and Perfect Gift
- Jesus says, “Do not be afraid.”
Season 5 of the Love Is Stronger Than Fear podcast connects to themes in my newest book, To Be Made Well, releasing Spring 2022...you can pre-order here! Learn more about my writing and speaking at amyjuliabecker.com.
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