Blessed to Be Unwanted

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DRAMA ADVENTURE YOUNG ADULT FAMILY BIOGRAPHICAL MEMOIR ROMANCE

20th Century (multiple decades)

Candace Webb-Henderson

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Logline

Blessed to be Unwanted is based on a true story about the journey of a five day old baby who was handed over to strangers on a street corner in 1936.

Genre

Drama, Adventure, Young Adult, Family, Biographical, Memoir, Romance,

Short Summary

“This seemingly tragic event of a baby who was given away on a street corner puts Candace's mother, Joni in the arms of the Doyle’s who were known in the community as extraordinary foster parents. Ultimately, the Doyle’s lovingly raised this baby and along the way foster 28 other children.


The last chapter titled, "Goodbye Mommy" describes Joni's final days and how she inspired the author, Joni's daughter to write this story. Her greatest inspiration was her mother signing words out in the palm of her hand on her death bed. She told her to complete the book, Blessed to Be Unwanted.

Setting

Pennsylvania, Illinois, California, Arizona

Based on a True Story

Yes

Plot - Premise

Tragedy

Plot - Other Elements

Happy Ending, Coming of Age, Meaningful Message

Mature Audience Themes

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Main Character Details

Name: Joan "Joni" Doyle Webb

Age: 79

Gender: Female

Role: Protagonist

Key Traits: Honorable, Selfless, Sophisticated, Heroic, Aggressive, Aspiring, Blunt, Empathetic, Faithful, Outspoken, Badass, Beautiful, Charming, Confident, Funny, Romantic, Engaging, Decisive, Educated, Gracious, Perseverance, Religious, Unapologetic, Leader

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Development Pitch

About The Author

Target Audiences

Age: 35-54

Target Gender: Female leaning

Group Specific

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Publishing Details

Status: Yes: self-published

Year Published: 2018

Hard Copy Available

No

ISBN

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