The Huffington Post featured Miss Brenda and the Lovladies in an article by co-author Irene Zutell titled “Motherhood: Is It Really That Hard?” Go here to read Irene’s touching tribute to the hundreds of ex-prisoners who who call Brenda Spahn “mom.”
About Irene Zutell
Irene Zutell is the author of the critically acclaimed novel Pieces of Happily Ever After and coauthor with Vanessa Williams of You Have No Idea.
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Miss Brenda and the Loveladies was excerpted on The Huffington Post. Go here to read “Don’t Judge. Imagine.” to learn how Brenda Lovelady Spahn overcame her prejudices against women in prison. Instead of running away, she decided to help them, and her remarkable true story has changed the lives of thousands of women who are looking for a fresh start.
One womans fight to provide hope for the hopeless
Seven ex-cons who changed her heart forever
Click here to download chapter one of Miss Brenda and the Loveladies.
For Brenda Spahn, entrepreneur and businesswoman, wealth was a lifestyleuntil a brush with the law threatened to send her to prison. In those dark moments, Brenda made a promise to God. Spared incarceration, a renewed Brenda glimpsed into the lives of women serving time in one of the worst places in Americathe Julia Tutwiler Prison for Women in Wetumpka, Alabama.
What she saw prompted a God-inspired vision.