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Lanaia Lee - Psychological Thriller Author

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Lanaia Lee was born in 1957 to a Navy father and a schoolteacher mother who home-schooled her. When she was nine years old, her mother died from a massive stroke. Because her father was rarely home, her grandmother, a professed black witch, gained custody. When Lanaia was 14, her grandmother abandoned her, and she landed in foster care where she had four sets of foster parents within a year. At age fifteen, she went to boarding school on her dad's GI Bill. She graduated in her junior year after which she drifted, living with various people but without a family or a home. At eighteen, she married, suffered three miscarriages and divorced. By nineteen, she began working in management for convenient stores and restaurant chains. She remarried at age 30 and had a stillborn daughter the following year. Five years later, her husband left her for a seventeen-year-old. She filed bankruptcy, and one month later suffered a massive stroke, after which she spent seven months in the hospital and remains in a wheelchair today. For the next two years she underwent intensive physical therapy, but she would never walk again. She found work at a vocational trade school to help with her rehabilitation and met her soul mate, David, also in a wheelchair from a motorcycle wreck he sustained in 1984. They have been married since 1992. They, too, lost two children due to her disease, erratic hypertension. She and her husband live independently, and she still drives.