Kim Wroblewski

Kim Wroblewski will be in the store on Thursday, May 30th at 6pm for a wine and cheese style event to discuss her book, The Highest Hurdle. This is a free event though reservations are requested. To RSVP please call us at 231.347.1180, email us at events@mcleanandeakin.com, or through Facebook or Eventbrite. 

It was year of the Ice Bucket Challenge when MaryFran Peterlin-Kolp was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. A top college athlete and having earned a Ph. D in Exercise Physiology she was never afraid to rise up to a challenge and she decided that she would do "whatever it takes" to try to find a cure. MaryFran always had a strong Catholic Faith to rely on, great family support and would soon see how a small Northern Michigan town would rally around her. She would explore not just conventional western medicine but alternative treatments and therapies, diets, and of course rely on her faith to guide her. Using her positive attitude she takes us on her ALS journey with the belief that God chose her so that others could be spared with the hope that maybe she could help find a cure. You will laugh, cry and be amazed at how one woman could have such a lasting impact on a community and how that community helped to care for her. MaryFan will show you that all you need is faith, family, and some "Frantabulous Friends" to live a happy life.

Kim Wroblewski lives in Northern Michigan with her husband, son and her black lab, Brady. When she is not volunteering for the numerous church, school, Boy Scout and other community groups she is involved in, she enjoys spending time with her family aka “Family Time”. Her favorite things to do besides hanging out with her best girlfriends are hanging out on Walloon Lake, crafting, traveling the world and watching the University of Michigan football and basketball teams. 

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Thursday, May 30, 2019 - 6:00pm

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The Highest Hurdle: An ALS Journey of Faith, Laughter, Love and Friendship Cover Image
$15.99
ISBN: 9780310101833
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: ELM Hill - May 7th, 2019

It was year of the Ice Bucket Challenge when MaryFran Peterlin-Kolp was diagnosed with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. A top college athlete and having earned a Ph. D in Exercise Physiology she was never afraid to rise up to a challenge and she decided that she would do "whatever it takes" to try to find a cure.


 

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