by Eleanor Hargis Gordon As she captures wonderful memories, special days, and miracles on paper, Eleanor Hargis Gordon shows us in As I Remembered that volunteering is a calling that brings stability and healing to ones heart. The novel not only tells of her experiences as a White House volunteer, but it also captures the essence of childhood and misfortune, as Ms. Gordon reminisces about the good days growing up as a young girl on her dads farm and the bad days dealing with life after the death of a loved one. Although names, dates, and places have been changed, Ms. Gordon successfully portrays life as a volunteer at the White House, and she joyfully captures her real-life moments on paper in the novel. ABOUT THE AUTHOR Eleanor Hargis Gordon was born and raised in the Eastern Shore Maryland just a few miles from the Chesapeake Bay in a very small cannery-farming town near Salisbury, Maryland. Ms. Gordon holds a degree in nursing, and she says that God has granted her the gift of engaging in a ministry of Helps, where she does her best to aid those in need. Through the ministry of volunteering, Ms. Gordon is rewarded by being healed and becoming whole, even though adversity, heartache, and pain continue to knock on our door. By the time her youngest child was out of grade school, volunteering had become a major part of her life, and the spirit of helping extended to a wider area. As I Remembered: A Farmers Daughter as a White House Volunteer is Ms. Gordons first published book. (2007, paperback, 72 pages) Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days.