About Me

 12 Facts About Me

1- I am the child of an amazing woman whose favorite quote was,

“To Thine own Self be True”.

2- My daughter is the light of my life.

3- I have lived in the same home for 18 years (a new record)

4- I love to paint with watercolor.

5- My favorite color is blue in any shade.

6- I graduated high school at 17. (go, Indians)

7- My favorite word is evanescence.

8- I believe each word has power.

9- My birth stone is the star sapphire.

10- I am the owner of a Coton de Tulear and a silky grey tabby cat. They enrich my life with their presence.

11- I believe in personal responsibility.

12- I want to leave something of value to the next generation.


More Author Facts:

Debra Alessandra, has a Bachelor of Arts double major in Sociology and Elementary Education from Lycoming College in Williamsport, PA. Debra’s background as an Educator, Prevention Specialist, and Counselor in the Drug and Alcohol field has prompted her to help young children with her new book, 12 Steps 12 Stories: Spiritual messages of recovery for children and the child in you. Debra has seen first-hand the effects on children especially within families where alcohol and substance abuse occurs. She believes her book will result in untold benefits, not only for the child but for the family and ultimately society as a whole.

Debra Alessandra currently provides Group Facilitation services at a local in-patient treatment center. Her program is entitled, ‘Family Dynamics’.

Her has recently published a second book, The Magic of Roots and Stars: A Tale of Strength and Hope; is written specifically to inspire and encourage children who are not being raised by their biological mother.

For further information please go to: TheMagicofRootsandStars.com