Running from Her Feet Only in death does Beverly Ann Pitchman dislodge secrets deeply rooted in the hatred she felt for her daughter. Tempted by the scent of gardenias and the smooth touch of leather, Dr. Hope Clarewood discovers that her life, and that of her mother and grandmother were tragically altered nearly a century ago. Lizzy runs to survive, Beverly Ann accepts the inconceivable to stay, and Hope’s unquenchable desire to find answers leads her on a journey into the past towards her future.
Daughter of Roselia is a memoir of the life of Norma Jean Newmont Mitchell who shortly after her birth on December 28, 1929, was abandoned by her mother and left in the care of the Sisters of Charity of Seton Hill at the Roselia Foundling Asylum and Maternity Hospital in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Eventually adopted into the loving, grounded in faith in God, Goehring family, Norma Jean buried the pain of her abandonment deep within her heart and through her smile, showered the world with love throughout her life.