BARNES & NOBLE
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Mary Germaine Desmond
Mary Germaine Desmond is the proud mom of three grown children, and the loving grandmother of another four. She’s no stranger to big families, coming from a very large family of twenty-one siblings. After a long career as a registered nurse, she retired and established a parish nursing program at her local church. She became the chaplain at the Royal Canadian Legion and filled in as Licentiate for three years.
Mary was named one of 50 notable African Nova Scotians in 2018. She was the 2016 recipient of the Rev. Dr. William P. Oliver Wall of Honour, the Queen Elizabeth II Jubilee Medal, and the Duke of Edinburgh Award. Mary lives in Upper Big Tracadie, Monastery, Nova Scotia, an African Nova Scotian community.