Debbie McClure has a Bachelor and Master’s degree in Elementary Education. She and her husband, Dirk, were married by Stan Nelson in 1996. After teaching elementary school for 10 years, she stayed home (for the next 10 years) to raise their children. In 2012 her first book, ‘Forever Changed: My Journey from Grief to Joy’ was published. She has volunteered in a variety of areas including; Troop leader for Girl Scouts of America, Parent volunteer at Olathe School District and the Prayer Team member at Life Mission Church of Olathe, KS. She is currently a substitute teacher for the Olathe School District and gives private lessons as a piano instructor. She lives in Olathe, KS with her husband and their 3 daughters.