Barbara shares her early childhood as the daughter of alcoholic parents and her great ability to survive and ultimately thrive as she learned her tools in Al-Anon.
(The other Al-Anon speaker was of Don C, Barbara’s husband, sharing his experience, strength and hope of over 30 years of recovery. Inspiring story of how it affected him.)
Both were asked to speak as a married couple at an Alanon Speakers meeting.
Known as “The Heart Lady”, Barbara shares some of the stories in her book known by the same name. These are heartwarming stories about her practice of making and giving out hearts made out of construction paper and lots of love to people everywhere.