Author Teresa LeYung-Ryan uses Love Made of Heart to inspire adult children of mentally ill parents to speak openly about the stigmas and find resources for their families.
SFSU Sheryl Fairchild’s First Year Composition students read opening scene “5150″ from the novel Love Made of Heart with author Teresa LeYung Ryan on September 26, 2011
Ruby Lin—Henriikka (Nicole had rehearsed lines too)
Ruby’s mom—author Teresa LeYung Ryan, offstage
Susan, Social Worker—Kyndal
Filmed by Colin Sutton
Thank you Ms. Fairchild, Allison, Ashley, Chris, Colin, Erin, Heather, Henriikka, James, Joelle, Jonathan, Kerri, Kyndal, Luis, Niki, Reyanna, Roxanne, Rozlynn, Stephen, Teja, Zenia for reading Love Made of Heart and asking thoughtful questions which I’ll add to Amazon discussion topics!
Which character did you relate to? Which theme/issue engaged your attention? I’d be honored if you would write a short review for me by answering those 2 questions. If you have an Amazon account, please click here… Look at reviews from other readers and click on the box “Create Your Own Review” Please “tag” with keywords “mental illness” “mother” “father” “daughter” “son” “brother” “sister” and other keywords you can think of from reading Love Made of Heart.
If you don’t have an Amazon account, you can just email me your short review. I’m at gmail.com and my user name is writingcoachteresa
SFSU fabulous teacher Sheryl Fairchild and her thoughtful students are “Love Made of Heart.”
I’d like to thank other caring educators and their students too–Mr. Victor Turks and his students at SF City College; Ms. Miriam Queen and her students at SF City College; Ms. Patricia Costello and her students at SF City College; Professor Dan Haytin and his students at UC Berkeley; Ms. Barbara Whittaker and students at Stanford University.
When I got home, I filmed a personal “Thank You” to you. Here it is…
“Reach out, not stress out, when pursuing your dreams.”