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A Woman Offers Youth a Chance to Live Fully

COLDWATER, Ontario, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- There is hope for a

much better world. That's what author Jan Amos shares in her newly

published book, Just Being There. With an interesting and honest look

into today's society, this true story unveils how love, family, talent

and understanding can make a whole lot of change. Filled with some

heartfelt twists and turns, it shows everyone the power of love and

the reassurance that if people come into one's life for a reason and

for the good, they will stay.

A woman courageously rebuilds her life after leaving an unhealthy

marriage for herself and her two older daughters. She has spent many

years helping the youth in her community. She has had a wonderful

young woman with the gift of a child keeping her busy for the last few

months. Then comes Dylan, a boy in need of a mother, who enters into

her life. She takes Dylan under her wing and starts to give him

everything he needs in his life to be a successful young man. At this

time, a unique and rare relationship develop between Dylan and Jenny,

a relationship similar to mother and son. Moreover, there is a

discovery of the musical genius that lies within Dylan.

As time passes, the judgment and ridicule of society takes its toll -

but in the end, it is the understanding that the most sacred mantra of

parenting is: Just Being There.

This book is available online and can be purchased at,, and

About the Author Jan Amos is a single woman in her early fifties who

has been on a path of rebuilding her life for the last seven years.

During this time, she discovered her love for writing and her strong

ability for insight. She has volunteered in her community, helping

the youth for the past 15 years in the school system and the court


Just Being There by Jan Amos Publication Date: September 3, 2013

Paperback: $15.75; 290 pages; ISBN978-1-61856-298-2

To request a complimentary paperback review copy, you may contact Mary

Clark at by phone at (877) 207-1679 or by email.

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