In this video, multitalented St. Louis author Candy "CandyGram" Pettiford shows her dramatic flair as she shares her literacy journey of growing up in a Swedish town in Minnesota, contracting rheumatoid arthritis in her 30's, and then starting a writing career. She describes her numerous talents and gives snippets of her children's books. CandyGram encourages literacy by proclaiming that it opens doors.
Library lover. Vocabulary nerd. Walker. Swimmer. Dancer. Wife. Mother. Grandmother. Word Puzzle Solver. Lover of Jesus and worship. Lover of people more than things. Lover of sunrises and sunsets more than artificial beauty.