Judy is an author of children’s books and is currently working on a memoir called Sunlight on My Shadow. It is a redemption story of a young girl who kept her pregnancy secret from her parents for 5 and a half months, while attending school and praying that a miscarriage would deliver her from the fix she was in. She eventually was sent away to a home for unwed mothers where she had the child and gave her child up for adoption. The story unfolds into a healing story as Judy learns to reveal the secret and attend to the grief and shame of her pregnancy and the loss of the child she gave away. She eventually meets this child and finds gratitude for the life she was able to give to this beautiful grown woman. And also, finds acceptance and love for the mistakes of her childhood self.