Cathleen Hulbert, MSW, LCSW, is a
free-lance journalist and clinical social worker who spent six years living in New York City where she
earned her graduate degree from Columbia University School of
Social Work and worked in the
neighborhoods of Brooklyn. During that time,
unexpected teachers began to emerge who would set the stage for
the writing of this novel. She later traveled to Hawaii to answer
the call of Kalah and to embrace the healing power of Aloha. She
returned with a renewed dedication to sea turtle conservation, a
burning love for the Hawaiian culture and a deeper respect for the
needs of Mother Earth. She now lives in Roswell, Georgia, where
she works in the healthcare field and continues to write. In
November 2008 Cathleen was a co-recipient of the National
Hemophilia Foundation's "Distinction in Communication Award" for
helping teens with chronic bleeding disorders create their own
camp newspapers. Her current project is a sequel to "The
the foreword to learn more about the author.
and brother Michael
Mom and Dad: Micheline and
A very special turtle arrived for
Christmas in 2008.
It was a turtle created by a wonderful child named Andrew.
My father took this photo during a
memorable trip to Hawaii with his best friend, Glenn.
It's called Pele's cave by the islanders.
In my book, Kei is a dolphin friend who has her own perspective
on the evolution of humanity. Photo taken by my good friend
Phoenix was an extraordinary four-legged muse.
She has passed on, but she remains in spirit
with my family.
First Lamp," Haley the dog is modeled after Phoenix.
Sea birds at sunrise always remind me that God does
is a symbol of service to others. Go to the link
below for information about creating a better world. The world
is in transition -- a transition from unsustainable material
growth to sustainable human development.
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