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Local author offers hope, healing in new book
Woman looks to inspire with her own life story
Janet Swanson W
The worship leader for CrossRoads Community Church, Janet Swanson, shown here with her husband, Cary, who is the senior pastor, has written a book about her life in hopes of inspiring others to find hope and healing through Jesus Christ. - photo by Special to Connect
She was abused by her stepfather, threatened by her half-brother, teased by classmates and rejected and abandoned by her mother. She's known hunger and sadness and spent time in foster care, was forced to sing in bars before she became a teenager and contemplated suicide. Yet Janet Swanson, who today is worship leader for CrossRoads Community Church, is a survivor.
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