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February 13, 2015 - 7:13 PST

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For more information:
Kevin Wandra, (404) 788-1276
KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com

EVENT: Former Planned Parenthood Manager Ramona Trevińo is joined by several pro-life leaders in discussing her new tell-all book, REDEEMED BY GRACE. You'll also be able to hear from national pro-life leaders and learn how they witnessed Trevińo's transformation from pro-choice advocate to pro-life speaker!

WHEN: 9 p.m. ET Monday, February 16, 2015.

WHERE: Online at www.redeemedbygracewebcast.com. RSVPs encouraged.

PARTICIPANTS: Ramona Trevińo, author of REDEEMED BY GRACE and former Planned Parenthood manager; Roxane B. Salonen, writer of REDEEMED BY GRACE and communications expert; the host, Dave Bereit, national director of 40 Days for Life; Shawn Carney, campaign director of 40 Days for Life; Lila Rose, president of Live Action; Lauren Muzyka, executive director of Sidewalk Advocates for Life; Barbara McGuigan, radio host, EWTN and Ave Maria Radio; Karen Garnett, executive director of the Catholic Pro-Life Committee of North Texas; Aurora Tinajero, director of Spanish ministries for the Catholic Pro-Life Committee of North Texas; and Gerry Brundage, former 40 Days for Life Sherman, Texas, campaign director.

ABOUT THE BOOK: At age eight, Ramona Trevińo climbed to the top of a roof and begged God to let her know he was real. After receiving a sign, she made a pact with herself to follow him always. But family difficulties and growing pains made it hard for her to continue on that path.

Pregnant at 16, she dropped out of high school and entered an abusive marriage, which ended in divorce. Wanting to make a difference and to help girls in similar tough situations, she accepted a job as the manager of a Planned Parenthood facility in Sherman, Texas. Over time, however, Trevińo began to grapple with whether she was doing women more harm than good, setting her on a path to seek the truth, no matter where it might lead.

Realizing she could no longer refer women for abortions or provide them with false assurances of risk-free sex, Trevińo took a leap of faith and left the financial security of her job. Her ultimate conversion involved a full return to the Catholic faith of her childhood and a new role as a pro-life advocate and speaker.

This compelling story tells of Trevińo's struggle to reconcile her identity as a daughter of God with a world that sends conflicting messages concerning the source of our dignity and happiness. It is the honest and heartfelt account of a woman who, with the help of grace, strove to overcome the wounds of her own past while becoming an agent of healing for others.

ABOUT THE AUTHORS:
Ramona Trevińo, devoted wife and mother, is a lifelong resident of Trenton, TX. After her exodus from Planned Parenthood, Ramona became an international public speaker and prolife advocate, speaking for the dignity and sanctity of life. She is proud to be called prolife, pro-woman, and pro-family. Ramona can be found on Facebook at Ramona Trevino: Pro-Life Speaker and on Twitter @RamonaTrevino.

Roxane Salonen has worked in professional communications for more than twenty years, including as an award-winning columnist, reporter, children's author and freelance writer. The wife and mother has also been a radio host, a communications director and an editor for the Diocese of Fargo, ND. Her blog posts on faith and family appear regularly at Catholicmom.com and Peace Garden Mama. Roxane can be found on Twitter at @Peacegardenmamma.

For more information, to request a review copy of REDEEMED BY GRACE, or to schedule an interview with Ramona Trevino, please contact Kevin Wandra of Carmel Communications at 404-788-1276 or KWandra@CarmelCommunications.com.

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