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Still Celebrating

“Celebrating Inspiring People” at the United States Embassy in New Delhi on September 22 (on Skype)–Marly Cornell talking about The Able Life of Cody Jane: Still Celebrating and the parallels between inspiring people like Cody and the inspiring people who … Continue reading

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Teachers and Healthcare Professionals

A nurse who read The Able Life of Cody Jane: Still Celebrating told me that before reading this book, she thought of herself as a nurse who takes care of little disabled kids. After reading the book, she realized that … Continue reading

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The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me

The talk “The Best Thing That Ever Happened to Me” was presented by Marly Cornell on September 8, 2013 at the Lake Harriet Spiritual Center. The talk is now posted on YouTube. Click here. There are a few dozen photos … Continue reading

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Father’s Day

I just learned today (from Garrison Keillor’s The Writer’s Almanac June 16, 2013) that Father’s day became a national holiday only in 1972–the same year Cody was born. Cody would have absolutely LOVED knowing that–and she would be the first … Continue reading

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Audio Book in Progress

Shortly after the November 15, 2012 Reading at Subtext, A Book Store in St. Paul, MN, recording sessions began with Marshall Davis of Davis Sound LLC to create an audio version of The Able Life of Cody Jane: Still Celebrating.

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“Leading Change” at Minnesota Educational Media Organization (MEMO) Conference

The Able Life of Cody Jane and an author spotlight on Marly Cornell, and a book signing. October 12, 2012 in St. Cloud, Minnesota. Minnesota Educational Media Organization Conference Educators are enormously important people to advance the understanding of children … Continue reading

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Gearing Up for the Future

The Spina Bifida Association national conference was a wonderful experience. The most powerful aspect of the entire 5-day event had to be the amazing opportunity to spend time with such a great group of people–see old friends, meet new ones. … Continue reading

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Midwest Book Award Winner!

Last night at the 22nd Midwest Book Awards celebration, The Able Life of Cody Jane was a winner! The sponsor of the awards, Midwest Independent Publishers Association (MIPA), provided the judges comment sheets to the publishers and authors. Here are … Continue reading

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A TERRIFIC NEW BLOG FOR PARENTS called Marg’s Memos: Inspirations, Affirmations, and Reflections on Special Needs Parenting was launched by Margaret Meder, author of Uncommon Beauty: Crisis Parenting from Day One, to be published summer 2012. Her April 24, 2012 … Continue reading

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Marly Cornell will speak at the 39th Annual Spina Bifida Association National Conference, to be held this year in Indianapolis, Indiana, June 28-July 1, 2012. The conference theme is “Gearing Up for the Future” and Marly’s presentation is called “Independence: … Continue reading

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