Dorothy Foltz-Gray

Dorothy Foltz-Gray has been a freelance writer and editor specializing in health, fitness, food, and personal essays for 18 years. A former editor of books (business and medical) and magazines (fiction, lifestyle) at Whittle Communications in Knoxville, Tennessee, she is the author of With and Without Her; Clean Sweep; Make Pain Disappear; Alternative Treatments for Arthritis: An A to Z Guide; and co-author of Food Cures. Her work has appeared in Bon Appetit; Cooking Light; Good Housekeeping; Health; Ladies Home Journal; Parenting; Prevention; O, The Oprah Magazine; Reader’s Digest; Redbook; Real Simple; Woman’s Day; and others. She is a winner of the Tennessee Arts Commission Fellowship for Poetry; a Mature Media Gold Award; and an East Tennessee Society of Professional Journalists Award of Excellence. She lives in Asheville, North Carolina, with her husband, Dan.

An Excerpt From the Book “With and Without Her” by Dorothy Foltz-Gray No Comments

In 1981, when my identical twin sister, Deane, a psychologist, and I were 32 years old, she was fatally wounded by one of her patients in Lowell, Massachusetts, just outside Boston. Another doctor died at the scene, and two other people were wounded but survived. Deane had that morning given her PHD thesis to a typist. She was going to travel to Knoxville that day to spend ten days with me. I woke up and put a bottle of champagne in the refrigerator, wrapped her present, signed a card addressed to Dr. Deane…

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