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Andrea Torrey Balsara is a children's and young adult author/illustrator and motivational speaker (www.torreybalsara.com). Her passion is to empower children to think for themselves, to learn about the power and beauty of our diverse human family, and to walk the "Hero's Journey" in real life. Having struggled with mental health since childhood, she seeks to empower young people of all life experiences and diverse backgrounds through her writing, art, and presentations. She is currently working towards certification in Energy Medicine and continues to volunteer at PrimRose Donkey Sanctuary.